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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:
0003769270
File Number:
0000077006
Submit Date:
07/09/2019
Call Sign:
KDAO-CD
Facility ID:
46753
City:
MARSHALLTOWN
State:
IA
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/09/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2019

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

MTN BROADCASTING, INC.

Doing Business As: MTN BROADCASTING, INC.

Mark Osmundson

1930 N. CENTER STREET ROAD

MARSHALLTOWN, IA 50158

United States

+1 (641) 752-4122

MARK@KDAO.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Michelle A. McClure , Esq. .

Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth PLC

1300 N. 17th Street

Arlington, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0484

mcclure@fhhlaw.com

Legal Representative

Mark Osmundson

Project Manager

MTN Broadcasting, Inc.

1930 North Center Street

Marshalltown, IA 50158

United States

+1 (641) 752-4122

mark@kdao.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network RetroTV
Nielsen DMA Des Moines-Ames
Web Home Page Address

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 0.0
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(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00-9:30am
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is a television series for children featuring the lovable and talented Courtney Campbell and her family of fun loving friends. Each episode mirrors a slice of everyday life from problems to celebrations and everything in between. Courtney lives with her cat, Mr. D., her three dogs, Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo. Courtney's home is warm, friendly and inviting, a cozy place where all children feel comfortable hanging out, singing songs and hearing stories. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. Its purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:30a-12:00p
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. Think Big is a television series that shows a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles while 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. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. Its purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:30-10:00am
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. Dragonfly TV is an informational and educational show highlighting projects with real hands on experience demonstrating practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. Its purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:00-11:30am
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. Animal Rescue is an informational and educational show about various animals and habitats. The program 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. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. Its purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Biz Kids$
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:30-11:00am
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. Biz Kid$ is a show that provides practical advice and information on a wide variety of financial business and monetary topics. The episodes include teens starting their own business. This program assists teens with learning how to properly manage money, create budgets and financial goals. These are important steps in learning to become responsible adults and citizens. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. Its purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:00-10:30am
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 provides an educational and informational show concerning safety tips along with lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and also showcases veterinary experts in the care of various issues affecting canines. The weekly series includes recommended reading list about dogs and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. Its purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 Mark Osmundson
Address 1930 North Center Street
City Marshalltown
State IA
Zip 50158
Telephone Number (641) 752-4122
Email Address mark@kdao.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 (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:30-10:00am
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. Dragonfly TV is an informational and educational show highlighting projects with real hands on experience demonstrating practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. Its purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:30-11:00am
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. Biz Kid$ is a show that provides practical advice and information on a wide variety of financial business and monetary topics. The episodes include teens starting their own business. This program assists teens with learning how to properly manage money, create budgets and financial goals. These are important steps in learning to become responsible adults and citizens. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. Its purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:00-10:30am
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 provides an educational and informational show concerning safety tips along with lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and also showcases veterinary experts in the care of various issues affecting canines. The weekly series includes recommended reading list about dogs and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. Its purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:00-11:30am
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 is an informational and educational show about various animals and habitats. The program 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. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. Its purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is a television series for children featuring the lovable and talented Courtney Campbell and her family of fun loving friends. Each episode mirrors a slice of everyday life from problems to celebrations and everything in between. Courtney lives with her cat, Mr. D., her three dogs, Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo. Courtney's home is warm, friendly and inviting, a cozy place where all children feel comfortable hanging out, singing songs and hearing stories. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. Its purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:30a-12:00p
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. Think Big is a television series that shows a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles while combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving 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. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. Its purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

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.

Mark Osmundson

President


07/09/2019

Attachments

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