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

FRN:
0016584138
File Number:
0000033215
Submit Date:
10/10/2017
Call Sign:
KTBU
Facility ID:
28324
City:
CONROE
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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

KTBU LICENSING, INC.

Doing Business As: KTBU LICENSING, INC.

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.

7007 NW 77TH AVE.

MIAMI, FL 33166

United States

+1 (305) 441-6901

licensemanagement@sbscorporate.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Herman E. Hurst

Consulting Engineer

Carl T. Jones Corporation

Herman E. Hurst

Carl T. Jones Corporation

7901 Yarnwood Court

Springfield, VA 22153

United States

+1 (703) 569-7704

hhurst@ctjc.com

Technical Representative

Nancy A. Ory

Attorney

Lerman Senter PLLC

Nancy A. Ory

2001 L Street, NW, Suite 400

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 429-8970

nory@lermansenter.com

Legal Representative

Erik Peterson

VP OF ENGINEERING

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.

7007 NW 77th Avenue

Miami, FL 33166

United States

+1 (305) 644-4822

epeterson@sbscorporate.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network MegaTV
Nielsen DMA Houston
Web Home Page Address

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 999.9
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: 28.5
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 Megakids - KTBU Channel 55.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sat 7:00-7:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 81
Total times aired 81
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 1 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Programs focus on drawing, games, visual puzzles, imagination and creativity.
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 Kid's Club, Fables & Moral Stories, Children's Songs (55.6 - VAN TV))
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sun 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.; 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 184
Total times aired 184
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 1 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Programs featuring children's activities, games, visits to various locations, stories presenting lessons of personal values and cultural values (programming presented in Vietnamese).
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 Cartoon City - KTBU Channel 55.2 (WCETV/CCTV News)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue, Wed, Thur, Sat 4:15P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 53
Total times aired 53
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 45 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A cartoon program for children, produced in the Chinese language.
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 Kid's Club, Short Fables & Tales, Fables & Moral Stories, Children's Songs - KTBU Channel 55.5 (VIETV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sun 7:30 - 8:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
Total times aired 92
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Programs featuring children's activities, games, visits to various locations, stories presenting lessons of personal values and cultural values (programming presented in Vietnamese).
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 Kid's World - KTBU Channel 55.4 (Apple Broadcasting)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sun 4:00P-4:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
Total times aired 92
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program provides lessons of personal value, and developing love for country, family, and friends.
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 The He Tre - KTBU 55.7 - (Vietface Houston)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sun 7:00 - 7:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
Total times aired 92
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 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Programs featuring Vietnamese language course, English course, and singing/music.
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 Tu Historia Preferida - KTBU Channel 55.3 (NacionTV)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 7:00-8:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 130
Total times aired 130
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 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A program directed for children based on the most fascinating stories of the Bible.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Kid's World (55.4 - Apple)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Mon-Sun 6:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 92
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Vietnamese language program promotes lessons of personal value, and developing a love for country, family and friends.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response

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 Miroslava Fernandez
Address 11150 Equity Drive
City Houston
State TX
Zip 77041
Telephone Number (305) 644-4862
Email Address mfernandez@mega.tv
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. Due to limitations in this form, Licensee is unable to answer the question "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." The answer is: 1008.0 hours. Licensee has answered the question: 999.9, which is the nearest the form will register to 1008.0.

Other Matters (7)

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Other Matters (1 of 7) Response
Program Title Kid's Club, Fables & Moral Stories, Children's Songs - KTBU Channel 55.5 (VIETV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sun 7:30-8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 1 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Programs focus on children's activities, games, visits to various locations, and stories carrying lessons of personal and cultural values.
Other Matters (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Cartoon City - KTBU Channel 55.2 (WCETV/CCTV News)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue, Wed, Thur, Sat 4:15P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 53
Length of Program 45 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Culture Express is dedicated to giving viewers updated reports on cultural news and events in and outside China.
Other Matters (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Tu Historia Preferida (Stories of the Bible) - KTBU Channel 55.3 (NacionTV)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 7:00-8:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 130
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. A program directed for children based on the most fascinating stories of the Bible.
Other Matters (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Kid's World - KTBU Channel 55.4 (Apple Broadcasting)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon.-Sun. 4:00P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Vietnamese language program promotes lessons of personal value, and developing a love for country, family and friends.
Other Matters (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Kid's Club, Chuyen Ke Be Nghe, Phim Chuyen Go Tich - KTBU Channel 55.6 (VAN TV)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sun 10:00-10:30 a.m. and 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 184
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 1 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Programs focus on children's activities, games, visits to various locations, and stories carrying lessons of personal and cultural values.
Other Matters (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Chuyen Cua Dom
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sun 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Programs focus on children's activities, games, visits to various locations, and stories carrying lessons of personal and cultural values.
Other Matters (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Megakids - KTBU Channel 55.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sat 7:00-7:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 81
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 1 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Programs focus on drawing, games, visual puzzles, imagination and creativity.

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.

Ford S Pippin

Attorney


10/10/2017

Attachments

No Attachments.