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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0015851751
File Number:
0000051244
Submit Date:
04/17/2018
Call Sign:
KWSD
Facility ID:
29121
City:
SIOUX FALLS
State:
SD
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
Status:
Superceded
Status Date:
04/26/2018
Filing Status:
Inactive



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2018

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

J.F. BROADCASTING, LLC

James F Simpson

P.O. BOX 9609

RAPID CITY, SD 57709

United States

+1 (605) 391-3161

jsimpson@newscenter1.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

David M. Silverman , Esq .

DAVIS WRIGHT TREMAINE LLP

1919 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., N.W.

SUITE 800

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 973-4261

DAVIDSILVERMAN@DWT.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA NA
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 3.12
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: 0.0
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(8)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 8) Response
Program Title x Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 6p, 630p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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. Interactive entertainment in 2050, with fantasy and reality meeting in unexpected ways. Virtual reality is getting a lot less virtual and a lot more real.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 8) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 1p, Wed 730p, Sun 11a, 6p, Sat 330p,
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. THINK BIG serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 8) Response
Program Title Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 2p, Wed 930a,
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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. Join hosts Charlie and Kirby Engelman as these siblings and science-lovers explore the fun and curious ways our world works. From searching for space rocks in Arizona to meeting some seriously cool dogs in Alaska - no topic is off limits.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 8) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 130p, 230p, Wed 5p, 530p, 8p 830p, Sun 12p, 1230p, 6p, 8p,Sat 4p, 430p, 5p,
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
Total times aired 20
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. Zoo Clues tackles the animal kingdom's most mind-blowing questions.Zoo Can birds fly backward? Are whales fish? Do dogs sweat? Questions and clues are presented, giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. Our investigation of the answers takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the animal kingdom
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 8) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 12p, 2p, Sun 1030a, 8:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 7
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. ANIMAL RESCUE furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its programming content, including safety tips and informational about various animals and their habitats. The programs also show real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 8) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 130p, 120p, 3p, Sat 430p, Sun 5p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
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. MARTY STOUFFERS WILD AMERICA serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding Americas great outdoors with its look into the amazing lives and fascinating behaviors of virtually every mammal, bird, fish and reptile in the United States. Programs visit various parts of the U.S., educating teenage viewers about wildlife and the American wilderness.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 8) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 1230p, 230p, 3p, Sun 1130a, 530p, Sat 3p,
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. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 8) Response
Program Title Xploration Station
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 130p, 530p, 6p, Sun 1p, 7p, 730p, Wed 9p, Thu 9p, 930p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 17
Total times aired 17
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. Xploration Station is a science-based television network consisting of several educational/informational series airing throughout the United States and the world. Our award-winning programs work to inspire students to become interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) and ultimately pursue careers in STEM-related fields.
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 JAYNE SIMPSON
Address PO BOX 9609
City RAPID CITY
State SD
Zip 57702
Telephone Number (605) 391-3161
Email Address OCT13BER@MSN.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 (5)

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Other Matters (1 of 5) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-Sun 7a-10p
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. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (2 of 5) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-Sun 7a-10p
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. Animal Rescue furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its programming content, including safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats. The programs also show real life in-the-field experiences of professionals and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values.
Other Matters (3 of 5) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-Sun 7a-10p
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. Wild America serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding Americas great outdoors with its look into the amazing lives and fascinating behaviors of virtually every mammal, bird, fish and reptile in the United States. Programs visit various parts of the US educating teenage viewers about wildlife and the American wilderness.
Other Matters (4 of 5) Response
Program Title Xploration
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-Sun 7a-10p
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. A science based television network consisting of several educational informational series airing through the United States and the world. Our award winning programs work to inspire students to become interested in STEM.
Other Matters (5 of 5) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-Sun 7a-10p
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. Tackles the animal kingdom's most mind-blowing questions. Questions and clues are presented, giving viewership a change to guess the right answers. Our investigation of the answers takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the animal world.

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.

Jayne Simpson , Simpson .

Business Manager


04/17/2018

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