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

FRN:
0006281562
File Number:
0000040062
Submit Date:
01/11/2018
Call Sign:
KMVU-DT
Facility ID:
32958
City:
MEDFORD
State:
OR
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/11/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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

BROADCASTING LICENSES, L.P.

Brian Brady

2111 UNIVERSITY PARK DR STE 650

OKEMOS, MI 48864

United States

+1 (517) 347-4141

brady@northwestbroadcasting.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

DENNIS P CORBETT

Telecommunications Law Professionals PLLC

1025 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 1011

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 789-3115

DCorbett@telecomlawpros.com

Legal Representative

RON SWEATTE

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Northwest Broadcasting, Inc.

2111 UNIVERSITY PARK DRIVE, SUITE 650

OKEMOS, MI 48864

United States

+1 (509) 448-2828

RON.SWEATTE@NORTHWESTBROADCASTING.COM

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Medford-Klamath Falls
Web Home Page Address www.fox26medford.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 2.5
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 168.0
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: 3.0
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(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Hatched (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. Hatched is an educational and informational series dedicated to teaching children aged 13-16 about how to successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a seasoned team of business leaders instructs entrepreneurs about the basic but critical business skills needed to bring a product from concept to the marketplace. A unique program that combines entertainment with business school, Hatched will focus on the skills needed to launch a product. It will help young people develop the confidence and business savvy to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. Hatched brings young entrepreneurs to the table encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Beekman's World (26.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8a/8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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 11 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Beekman's World is an educational children's television show. The program stars an eccentric scientist who performed comical experiments and demonstrations in response to viewer mail to illustrate various scientific concepts from density to electricity to flatulence. Over the years, Beakman was aided in his experiments by a female assistant just as in the comic strip on which it was based. The show debuted a year prior to Bill Nye the Science Guy, which covered similar topics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol -1 (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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. Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13 to 16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr Pol An enthusiastic and naturally inclined and well rounded scholar Dr Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years Caring for more than 19000 patients Dr Pol has seen it all Specializing in large farm animals Dr Pol his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work does not end at the clinic Dr Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches With the added benefit of Dr Pols expert analysis and on screen factoids viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock Unstoppable and unflappable this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession
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 Calling Dr Pol 1 (26.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/25/0017 05:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 0017-11-25
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr Pol 1 (26.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/04/0017 06:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 0017-11-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr Pol 1 (26.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/16/0017 06:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 0017-12-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr Pol 1 (26.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/11/0017 06:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 0017-11-11
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Bill Nye (26.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9a/930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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 11 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 an American half-hour live action science program. Nye's TV persona is a tall and slender scientist wearing a blue lab coat and a bow-tie. He combines the serious science of everyday things with fast-paced action and humor.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol - 2 (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 8
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 8
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. Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13 to 16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr Pol An enthusiastic and naturally inclined and well rounded scholar Dr Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years Caring for more than 19000 patients Dr Pol has seen it all Specializing in large farm animals Dr Pol his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work does not end at the clinic Dr Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches With the added benefit of Dr Pols expert analysis and on screen factoids viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock Unstoppable and unflappable this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession
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 Calling Dr Pol 2 (26.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/21/0017 06:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 0017-10-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr Pol 2 (26.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/25/0017 06:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 0017-11-25
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr Pol 2 (26.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/16/0017 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 0017-12-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr Pol 2 (26.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/18/0017 06:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 0017-11-18
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr Pol 2 (26.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/02/0017 06:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 0017-12-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr Pol 2 (26.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/11/0017 06:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 0017-11-11
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr Pol 2 (26.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/07/0017 06:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 0017-10-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr Pol 2 (26.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/04/0017 06:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 0017-11-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/7a
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. The half hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to 16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, viewers will get to know, and care, about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Outdoor Adventures (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/7a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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 (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries 2 (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know, and care, about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
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 Ocean Mysteries 2 (26.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/25/0017 06:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 0017-11-25
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (26.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7a/7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
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 Dawn Spampanato
Address 820 Crater Lake Avenue, Suite 105
City Medford
State OR
Zip 97504
Telephone Number (541) 772-2600
Email Address dawns@kmuv-tv.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. Due to the heavy sports programming during 4th quarter, programming was unable to reschedule some shows that had been pre-empted.

Other Matters (1)

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Other Matters (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (26.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7a/7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
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. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.

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.

DAWN SPAMPANATO

Senior Sales Support


01/11/2018

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