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

FRN:
0002622165
File Number:
0000037711
Submit Date:
01/05/2018
Call Sign:
KBRR
Facility ID:
55370
City:
THIEF RIVER FALLS
State:
MN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/05/2018
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? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC

Doing Business As: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC

P.O. BOX 9115

FARGO, ND 58106

United States

+1 (701) 277-1515

KLAU@KVRR.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

CHARLES R. NAFTALIN , ESQ .

HOLLAND & KNIGHT LLP

800 17TH STREET, N.W.

SUITE 1100

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 457-7040

CHARLES.NAFTALIN@HKLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network Fox
Nielsen DMA Fargo-Valley City
Web Home Page Address Kvrr.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 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: 4.0
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(13)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Antenna TV/Food for Thought with Claire Thomas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1100am 10/7-12/30/2017
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Claire Thomas opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in food for thought. This series informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire shows her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Antenna TV/Expedition Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1030am 10/7-12/30/2017
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Wildlife expert, Casey Anderson showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places; revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. This series will bring audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 900am 10/7-12/30/2017
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. This live action and 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. 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 (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930am 10/7-12/30/2017
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. Hatched is a series dedicate to education teens about how to successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Hatched 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Antenna TV/The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 900am & Sat 930am 10/7-12/30/2017
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 series follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of veterinary staff that cares for over 2000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program allows viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our veterinary team.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 800am & 830am 10/7-12/30/2017
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. Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. This inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experience of Dr. Pol. 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. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. 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 Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Antenna TV/Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue & Wed 700am & 730am 11/21-11/22/2017
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 4
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. Every episode entertains, amuses, informs, and educates the viewers about how all creatures including man are interconnected.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 700am 10/8-12/31/2017
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. Every episode entertains, amuses, informs and educates the viewers about how all creatures including man are interconnected.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Antenna TV/Culture Click
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1130am 10/7-12/30/2017
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 series explores the genesis of and reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Each week Nzinga, the host, will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society using the power and speed of the internet and user generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Antenna TV/The Brady Barr Experience
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1000am 10/7-12/30/2017
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. In this action packed series viewers will go behind scenes with Dr. Brady Barr for a captivating ride through the world of wild life and animal conservation. He will share his knowledge and passion for the earth's wildlife with the audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Antenna TV/Wild World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 830am 10/7-12/30/2017
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. This reality series showcases all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters and informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Antenna TV/Get Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 800am 10/7-12/30/2017
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. This reality series features wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats and unique behaviors.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 700am & 730am 10/7-12/30/2017
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. 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 experience.
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 Kathy M. Lau
Address PO Box 9115
City Fargo
State ND
Zip 58106
Telephone Number (701) 277-1515
Email Address klau@kvrr.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.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 700am 1/7-3/25/2018
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Every episode entertains, amuses, informs and educates the viewers about how all creatures including man are interconnected.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 900am 1/6-3/31/2018
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 live action and 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. 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.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Antenna TV/Culture Click
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1130am 1/6-3/31/2018
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 series explores the genesis of and reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Each week Nzinga, the host, will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society using the power and speed of the internet and user generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930am 1/6-3/31/2018
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. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Each week, Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will take viewers on an experience to witness firsthand these heartwarming stories about pets and their chance for a new life.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Antenna TV/Wild World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 830am 1/6-3/31/2018
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 reality series showcases all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for theses unique critters and informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. The series intended to education and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 700am & Sat 730am 1/6-3/31/2018
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. 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 experience.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 800am & Sat 830am 1/6-3/31/2018
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. Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. This inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experience of Dr. Pol. 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. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. This Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Antenna TV/The Brady Barr Experience
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1000am 1/6-3/31/2018
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 action packed series viewers will go behind the scenes with Dr. Brady Barr for a captivating ride through the world of wild life and animal conservation. He will share his knowledge and passion for the earth's wild life with the audience.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Antenna TV/Expedition Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1030am 1/6-3/31/2018
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, Casey Anderson showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places; revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. This series will bring audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Antenna TV/The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 900am & Sat 930am 1/6-3/31/2018
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program allows viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our veterinary team.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Antenna TV/Food For Thought with Claire Thomas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1100am 1/6-3/31/2018
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. Claire Thomas opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in food for thought. This series informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire shows her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Antenna TV/Get Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 800am 1/6-3/31/2018
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 series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats an unique behaviors. Get Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.

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.

Kathy M. Lau

COO


01/05/2018

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