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

FRN:
0021402961
File Number:
0000027088
Submit Date:
07/10/2017
Call Sign:
KTGF
Facility ID:
13792
City:
GREAT FALLS
State:
MT
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/10/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2017

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

KTGF LICENSE CORPORATION

Doing Business As: KTGF TV

Roger Lonnquist

PO Box 7393

HELENA, MT 59604

United States

+1 (800) 413-1942

TVINVESTOR@GMAIL.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Roger Lonnquist

General Manager

KTGF License Corporation

PO Box 7393

Helena, MT 59604

United States

+1 (406) 949-4308

TVinvestor@gmail.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network MeTV
Nielsen DMA Great Falls
Web Home Page Address www.ktgf.tv

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 4.0
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 672.0
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: 13.0
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(7)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 7) Response
Program Title Rockids TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat - Wed at 3:30pm; Thurs at 5:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Total times aired 78
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 4 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Centered around in imaginary TV network, Rockids TV uses animation, puppets, music, skits, and more to teach kids about Jesus and the Bible, and biblically-based principles for living life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:00am, 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Bill Nye, the Science Guy, is a long-time favorite program among young viewers and gives them the opportunity to learn about many scientific topics pertinent to the world around us. This includes programs on topics such as sound, gravity, electricity, color & light, and many, many others. the Science Guy teaches in a fun, engaging, way which is effective in teaching viewers about how various aspects of the word around them work.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Auto B Good
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat - Thurs at 9:30am; Fri at 7:00am; Tues and Thurs at 8:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 117
Total times aired 117
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 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Auto B Good is a five time Emmy award winning show which is explicitly designed to teach children moral character and values. Set in the City of Auto, where all persons our cars, each one having its own personality.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Colby's Clubhouse
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun, Tues, Thurs, Sat at 5:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Colby's Clubhouse is a program that teaches children lessons about life and principles to live by. Colby is a computer who interacts with kids on the show and teaches them how to apply sound principles from the Bible to their every day life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 7) Response
Program Title iShine Knect
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun - Fri at 6:00pm; Sat at 4:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
Total times aired 91
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. iShine Knect is a high energy show featuring a cast of young people who use music, drama, and more to teach children and tweens about their identity, value, and purpose in life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Saved By the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:00am, 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
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. Saved By the Bell is a television series that is targeted to teens 13-16 years of age which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school lives 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00am, 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. 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, Meet the Fockers), 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 Roger Lonnquist
Address PO Box 7393
City Helena
State MT
Zip 59604
Telephone Number (800) 413-1942
Email Address TVinvestor@gmail.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. KTGF's main program stream airs 24/7, and airs 4 hours per week of Core Programming on its main stream. In addition, KTGF airs 4 additional digital streams, each broadcasting 168 hours per week. One of the additional streams is a 24/7 children's channel. All of the programs aired on it are E/I qualified and virtually all of the programming aired between 7:00am and 10:00pm on this stream would qualify as Core Programming under the Rules. In this Report we list 13 hours of weekly Core Programming airing on KTGF's digital sub to demonstrate compliance with the Rules.

Other Matters (7)

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Other Matters (1 of 7) Response
Program Title Auto B Good
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat - Thurs at 9:30am; Fri at 7:00am; Tues and Thurs at 8:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 118
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Auto B Good is a five time Emmy award winning show which is explicitly designed to teach children moral character and values. Set in the City of Auto, we're all persons our cars, each one having its own personality.
Other Matters (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Rockids TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat - Wed at 3:30pm; Thurs at 5:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 79
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rockids TV is centered around and imaginary TV network, and uses animation, puppets, music, skits, and more to teach kids about Jesus and the Bible, and biblically-based principles for living life.
Other Matters (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Colby's Clubhouse
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun, Tues, Thurs, and Sat at 5:30pm; Wed at 2:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Colby' Clubhouse is a program that teaches children lessons about life and principles to live by. Colby is a computer who interacts with kids on the show and teaches them how to apply sound principles from the Bible to their every day life.
Other Matters (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00, 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am
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 television series that is targeted to teens 13 to 16 years of age which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school lives of six teenage 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 viewers as they deal with such issues as the death of a loved one, the right to say "no", the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol abuse, and other issues of particular concern to teens.
Other Matters (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00am and 7:30 am
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. Beakman's World is a live action series starring a 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 a bright young apprentice, and and and oversized, sarcastic, rat named Lester.
Other Matters (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00am and 8:30am
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. Bill Nye the Science Guy is a long time favorite program among young viewers and gives them the opportunity to learn about many scientific topics pertinent to the world around us. This includes programs on topics such as sound, gravity, electricity, color and light, and many, many others. The Science Guy teaches in a fun, engaging, way which is effective in teaching viewers about how various aspects of the world around them work.
Other Matters (7 of 7) Response
Program Title iShine Knect
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun - Fri at 6:00pm; Sat at 4:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. iShine Knect is a high energy show featuring a cast of young people who use music, drama, and more to teach children and tweens about their identity, value, and purpose in life.

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.

Roger Lonnquist

President & General Manager


07/10/2017

Attachments

No Attachments.