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

FRN:
0001569110
File Number:
0000022948
Submit Date:
04/05/2017
Call Sign:
KIII
Facility ID:
10188
City:
CORPUS CHRISTI
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/05/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2017

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

LSB BROADCASTING, INC.

Jennifer Johnson, Esq

Covington & Burling, LLP

One CityCenter, 850 Tenth St. NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5552

FCCParalegals@cov.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jennifer Johnson , Esq .

Legal Representative

Covington & Burling, LLP

Jennifer Johnson

Covington & Burling, LLP

One CityCenter, 850 Tenth St. NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5552

FCCParalegals@cov.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Corpus Christi
Web Home Page Address www.kiiitv.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 3.5
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 504.0
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: 6.0
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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown 3.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00A - 8:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown. This program is aired on KIII 3.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title The New Howdy Doody 3.4
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00am - 12:00pm
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 4 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Buffalo Bob and Howdy Doody return to entertain the audience members in The Doodyo Studio by solving the problems that the twisted mayor of Doodyville causes, and with the help of some new friends, they are able to complete their everyday missions. This program is aired on KIII 3.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News 3.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00A - 10:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. The mission of Teen Kids News is to produce a weekly news program that provides information and news to kids in a manner that is educational as well as highly entertaining. The target audience for the program is 13 to 16 years old. It is designed to appeal to the audience on its own level. The focus of the program is young people, always letting them tell their stories in their own words. The large, diverse news anchor team is unique in television and has great appeal on kids who identify and emulate them. This program serves the audience in a way that makes a real difference in their lives. It inserts the clear voice of the kid into the adult dominated media and provides a unique perspective to the news that is not currently available on network television. This is a unique way of doing business in the crowded world of television news. There is no current news programming that features actual kids reporting to other kids on television. There have been shows by adults working with kids but none that a young audience can literally identify with. TKN is filling that void and has captured the imagination of America, becoming the first program in history targeting the next generation of news viewers. This program is aired on KIII 3.1
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 Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 03/11/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2017-03-12
Episode # 1427
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue 3.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00A - 9:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.This program is aired on KIII 3.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy 3.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00A - 9:00A
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. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disney's resident way-cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science. From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nye's enthusiasm for all things science is contagious.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Veggie Tales 3.4
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00a - 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 3 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber are an unlikely duo in a world of talking vegetables. The two friends learn about honesty, kindness, and forgiveness together -- and Larry always has a silly song to sing. Another main character on the show is 5-year-old Junior Asparagus. 3.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Steal The Show 3.4
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00a-9:30a starting Sunday, November 6 (replaced Pets in Paradise)
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. Steal the Show provides CORE programming in the areas of music, music composition, the music recording process and musical instruments. Ariel, Zoey and Eli Engelbert of the El program Ariel and Zoey and Eli, Too work to write and record an album with Grammy Winner Jim Peterik. All aspects of the process are covered - Creating the melody, writing the lyric, creating harmonies, developing instrumentals and recording the song in the studio. With schools across the country cutting funding to music related programs, Steal the Show fills an important void. Students will be empowered with the knowledge and skills they will broaden and hone as they follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli on their journey with one of the most prominent songwriters of the past 20 years.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell 3.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00A - 11:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
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. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program is aired on KIII 3.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Trek With Jeff Corwin 3.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30A - 9:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Produced for viewers aged 13 through 16, and the whole family, Ocean Treks With Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime. This program is aired on KIII 3.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures 3.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am - 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, 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 Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures II 3.4
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00a - 9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative. This program is aired on KIII 3.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too 3.4
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30a-9:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow. This program is aired on KIII 3.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs 3.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30A - 10:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. This program is aired on KIII 3.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Rock the Park 3.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00A - 10:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 half-hour weekly series, Outback Adventures is produced for ages 13-16. As far back as he can remember, Tim has had a passion for wildlife. His active support of various wildlife issues and endangered species conservation has allowed him to connect people to nature's greatest creatures and educate the masses. Each week, Tim takes you on an extraordinary wildlife adventure, as he showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Take a trip with Tim to explore the habitats and adventures of nature's best in an eye-opening experience you won't forget! This program is aired on KIII 3.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Beakman's World 3.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00A - 8:00A
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 live-action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. Topics are addressed with cutting-edge humor and state-of-the-art visuals that make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest are Josie (Alanna Ubach), his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts).
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 Debra Pakebusch
Address 5002 South Padre Island Dr.
City Corpus Christi
State TX
Zip 78411
Telephone Number (361) 986-8376
Email Address dpakebusch@kiiitv.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. Note: MundoMax (3.3stream) ceased their operation and ended our affiliation as of 11-27-16.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner 3.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30A
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. This is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, 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. This program is aired on KIIITV 3.1.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin 3.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30A
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 Trek, offers educational and entertaining television hosted by Jeff Corwin as he embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. This program is aired on KIII 3.1
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Rock the Park 3.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00A
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 America's 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 world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy 3.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 8:00A - 9:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disney's resident way-cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science. From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nye's enthusiasm for all things science is contagious.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell 3.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 9:00A - 11:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program is aired on KIII 3.2
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures II 3.4
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00A
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 a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative. This program is aired on KIII 3.4
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title The New Howdy Doody 3.4
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00A - 12:00P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Buffalo Bob and Howdy Doody return to entertain the audience members in The Doodyo Studio by solving the problems that the twisted mayor of Doodyville causes, and with the help of some new friends, they are able to complete their everyday missions. This program is aired on KIII 3.4
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue 3.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00A
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, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet. This program is aired on KIII 3.1
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown 3.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00 A
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown. This program is aired on KIII 3.1
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Veggie Tales 3.4
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber are an unlikely duo in a world of talking vegetables. The two friends learn about honesty, kindness, and forgiveness together -- and Larry always has a silly song to sing. Another main character on the show is 5-year-old Junior Asparagus.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too 3.4
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30A
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. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow. This program is aired on KIII 3.4
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News 3.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 10A
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 mission of Teen Kids News is to produce a weekly news program that provides information and news to kids in a manner that is educational as well as highly entertaining. The target audience for the program is 13 to 16 years old. It is designed to appeal to the audience on its own level. The focus of the program is young people, always letting them tell their stories in their own words. The large, diverse news anchor team is unique in television and has great appeal on kids who identify and emulate them. This program serves the audience in a way that makes a real difference in their lives. It inserts the clear voice of the kid into the adult dominated media and provides a unique perspective to the news that is not currently available on network television. This is a unique way of doing business in the crowded world of television news. There is no current news programming that features actual kids reporting to other kids on television. There have been shows by adults working with kids but none that a young audience can literally identify with. TKN is filling that void and has captured the imagination of America, becoming the first program in history targeting the next generation of news viewers. This program is aired on KIII 3.1
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs 3.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30A
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, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Beakman's World 3.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7A-8A
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 series Beakman's World deals with science and the task of making science assessible and understandable. The quirk, humorous, lively and colorful productions values of Beakman's World will appeal to youngsters in the 13 to 16 age group. Beakman's World meets the criteria for furthering the educational in informational needs of children ages 13 to 16.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Steal the Show 3.4
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00A - 9:30A
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. Steal the Show provides CORE programming in the areas music, music composition, the music recording process and musical instruments. Ariel, Zoey and Eli Engelbert of the EI program Ariel and Zoey and Eli, Too work to write and record an album with Grammy Winner Jim Peterik. All aspect of the process are covered - Creating the melody, writing the lyric, creating harmonies, developing instrumentals and recording the song in the studio. With schools across the country cutting funding to music related programs, Steal the Show fills an important void. Students will be empowered with the knowledge and skills they will broaden and hone as they follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli on their journey with one of the most prominent songwriters of the past 20 years.

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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.

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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.

Akin S Harrison , Esq. .

Secretary


04/05/2017

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