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

FRN:
0004780110
File Number:
0000061761
Submit Date:
10/09/2018
Call Sign:
KAAL
Facility ID:
18285
City:
AUSTIN
State:
MN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/09/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2018

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

KAAL-TV, LLC

Doing Business As: KAAL-TV, LLC

1701 10th Place NE

Austin, MN 55912

United States

+1 (507) 258-7229

dnerud@kaaltv.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

CHARLES R NAFTALIN , ESQ .

FCC LEGAL COUNSEL

HOLLAND & KNIGHT LLP

C. NAFTALIN

800 17TH STREET NW, SUITE 1100

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 457-7040

CHARLES.NAFTALIN@HKLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Debra Nerud

Business Manager

KAAL-TV, LLC

1320 Salem Rd SW

Rochester, MN 55902

United States

+1 (507) 258-7229

dnerud@kaaltv.com

Business Manager

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Rochestr-Mason City-Austin
Web Home Page Address http://www.kaaltv.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 4.5
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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00 AM CT
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. In this weekly half-hour series The Wild Life Docs 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 information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidosope 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wild Docs
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 04:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode # 523
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title So You Want to be (Airs on Secondary Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30 a.m. CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. "So You Want to be" features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each week the program goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up close and personal experience with a particular occupation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Make TV (Airs on Secondary Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday at 10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. "Make TV" is a weekly series showing how people transform ordinary junk into amazing creations. Teen viewers get to see practical math, science, technology and engineering concepts combined to create incredible new inventions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-8:30 AM CT
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. What are the top ten "fastest animals of Africa", "tallest insects", biggest eaters", "smartest birds".. Jack will answer all of these questions and more.
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 Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
List date and time rescheduled 09/09/2018 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode # 720
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild World (Airs on Secondary Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 09:00-09:30 a.m. CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. "Wild World" is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing 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. It also 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 (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00 AM CT
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. 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. Hosted by Jeff Corwin will show how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do.
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 Treks wtihJeff Corwin
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode # 222
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11-11:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it is the need for speed or animal heroes - there is always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and prosocial values within an environmentally responsible universe.
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 Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
List date and time rescheduled 09/23/2018 09:00 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 2018-09-22
Episode # 405
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Exporation with Jarod Miller
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 09:00 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 2018-09-01
Episode # 402
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
List date and time rescheduled 09/16/2018 09:00 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 2018-09-15
Episode # 404
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
List date and time rescheduled 09/09/2018 09:00 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 2018-09-08
Episode # 403
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
List date and time rescheduled 09/30/2018 09:00 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 2018-09-29
Episode # 406
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes(Airs on Secondary Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 09:30-10:00 a.m. CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. "Animal Outtakes" visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30 AM CT
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. Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation and -in many instances-release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology.
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 Sea Rescue
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode # 722
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Living Greener (Airs on Secondary Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30 - 10:00 a.m.CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. "Living Greener" is a weekly half-hour series showcasing the latest inventions and new ideas to help teen viewers work towards a more sustainable future. Living Greener talks to inventors, visionaries, scientists and activists to find out where the planet is headed.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30A-12N CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education and training to prepare for the job, and experience that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, young adults must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training. Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children age 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
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 Career Day
List date and time rescheduled 09/16/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-15
Episode # 901
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode # 807R
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day
List date and time rescheduled 09/23/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-22
Episode # 902
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day
List date and time rescheduled 09/09/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-08
Episode # 808R
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day
List date and time rescheduled 08/26/2018 09:00 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 2018-08-25
Episode # 806R
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day
List date and time rescheduled 09/30/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-29
Episode # 903
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson & Andrea Feczko
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00 AM CT
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. On each episode the hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As the featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where the family & viewers discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions.
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 Vacation Creation
List date and time rescheduled 09/16/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode # 224
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Satudays 10-10:30 AM CT
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. Program is hosted by Jack Steward and Colton Smith. They come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, also they will watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve.
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 Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/09/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode # 423
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00-11:30 AM CT
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. This diverse news anchor team has great special appeal to kids who will want to identify and emulate them. It gives students a clear voice into the adult dominated media and provides a unique prospective to news not available on the network TV.
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 Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Get Wild (Airs on Secondary Digital Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-09:30 a.m. CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. "Get Wild" is a weekly half hour reality series featuring wild animal 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

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 3) Response
Program Title American Athlete
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 6:30-7:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 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 American Athlete is a television program that goes one on one with the "world's greatest sports superstars". As each athlete shares their passion for their particular sport, careful use of leading questions allows the athletes to open up to the viewers sharing the personal triumphs, aspirations and words of advise. The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue their dreams through high expectations both personally and professionally and a strong commitment to a sport. Each segment of the American Athlete delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
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:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 3) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 06:00-6:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live-action program. In each episode the camera follows Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people who are knowledgeable about each animal and their habitat teaching as he goes.
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
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 3) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays 5:30-6:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live-action program. In each episode the camera follows Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people who are knowledgeable about each animal and their habitat teaching as he goes.
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 Debra Nerud
Address 1701 10th Place NE
City Austin
State MN
Zip 55912
Telephone Number (507) 258-7229
Email Address dnerud@kaaltv.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. On June 12, 2009 KAAL-TV shut off its analog signal pursuant to DTV Delay Act and terminated its analog service. On October 24, 2011 KAAL-TV secondary channel aired on 6.2 (ThisTV). Non-Broadcast efforts: KAAL's 3 Meteorologists did a "Weather Lab" presentation, experiments and discussed how kids can be come a "Weather Lab Assistant" at the Fillmore County Fair, MN on 7/18/18 and also at the Olmsted County Fair MN on 7/27/18 and then again at the Mower County Fair, MN on 8/11/18. KAAL's 3 Meteorologist did a "Weather Lab" presentation to Gage Elementary School in Rochester MN to 275 students in kindergarten, 4th & 5th grade students. They conduct weather lab experiments.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30-12N CT
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education and training to prepare for the job, and experience that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, young adults must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training. Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children age 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Missing: Unsolved Cases (Airs on Secondary Digital Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00 AM. CT
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. Missing: Unsolved Cases" series focuses on actual unsolved cases of missing persons. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, provides information and descriptions of missing children, including endangered, runaways as well as victims of abductions.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Eco Company Teens (Airs on Secondary Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday at 9:30 AM CT
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. Eco Company Teens explores all aspects of being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. Young viewers learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11-11:30 AM CT
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. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it is the need for speed or animal heroes - there is always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and prosocial values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30 AM CT
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. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, the Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott (2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00 AM CT
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 Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family-run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hand-on-insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue - Family Edition (Airs on Secondary Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 10:00 AM CT
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 program is a reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focusing on families doing their best to care for and protect pets. The series highlights the dedicated and loving families around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-8:30 AM CT
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 and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. What are the top ten "fastest animals of Africa", "tallest insects", biggest eaters", "smartest birds".. Jack will answer all of these questions and more.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30 AM CT
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 Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family-run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hand-on-insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson & Andrea Feczko
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00 AM CT
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. Hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As the featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family-and-viewers-discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00 AM CT
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. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Get Wild (Airs on Secondary Digital Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 9:00 AM CT
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. Get Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. Get Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about like in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Teen Kid News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11-11:30 AM CT
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 diverse news anchor team has great special appeal to kids who will want to identify and emulate them. It gives students a clear voice into the adult dominated media and provides a unique prospective to news not available on the network TV.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Swap TV (Airs on Secondary Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 09:30 AM CT
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. "SWAP TV" is a series about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The program explores the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild World (Airs on Secondary Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday at 9:00 AM CT
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 World is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for those unique critters.

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10/09/2018

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