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

FRN:
0001569110
File Number:
0000085816
Submit Date:
10/10/2019
Call Sign:
KXVA
Facility ID:
62293
City:
ABILENE
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2019

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

LSB BROADCASTING, INC.

Denise Branson, Sr. Paralegal

TEGNA, Inc.

8350 Broad Street, Suite 2000

Tysons, VA 22102

United States

+1 (703) 873-6606

dbranson@TEGNA.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Michael Beder , Esq .

Associate General Counsel

TEGNA Inc.

8350 Broad Street, Suite 2000

Tysons, VA 22102

United States

+1 (703) 873-6902

mbeder@TEGNA.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 Abilene-Sweetwater
Web Home Page Address www.fox15abilene.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 3.0
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 336.0
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: 6.0
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Voyager w/ Josh Garcia (KXVA15.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 930a
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. KXVA15.3 - Josh Garcia takes viewers on exciting trips around the earth. Each episode will give you a look at incredible destinations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny SEO (KXVA15.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1030am
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. KXVA15.3 - Naturally, Danny SEO is a series about seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well, exercising your mind and body, and caring for our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration: DIY Sci (KXVA15.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 730a
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. KXVA 15.1- This interactive, do-it-yourself, pop-science series will follow television personality, author, science teacher and show host Steve Spangler as he uses everyday items to turn the world into a fun and unexpected laboratory. Steve holds a Guinness World Record for teaching the largest physics lesson ever!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration: Earth 2050 (KXVA15.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7a
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. KXVA 15.1- This series, which has earned three Daytime Emmy Award nominations over he past two years, focuses on emerging technologies and predicts what the world will be like in 2050. It is hosted by inventor/artist/ futurist Chuck Pell.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer (KXVA15.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10a
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. KXVA15.3 - Journey with Dylan Dreyer features breathtaking cinematography that will bring viewers up-close and personal with creatures big and small, from the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration: Earth 2050 (KXVA15.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7a
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. KXVA15.2 - his series, which has earned three Daytime Emmy Award nominations over he past two years, focuses on emerging technologies and predicts what the world will be like in 2050. It is hosted by inventor/artist/ futurist Chuck Pell.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Give - (KXVA15.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11a
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. KXVA15.3 - Give will show audiences inspiring individuals behind each organization to see how they do their part to make the world a better place, learning compassion and the value of giving back along the way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration: Nature Knows Best (KXVA15.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 730a
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. KXVA15.2 - Hosted by marine conservationist Danni Washington, Nature Knows Best explores how experts are drawing inspiration from both plants and animals to create incredible advancements in everything from airplanes to eco-friendly buildings to robots.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration: Weird But True (KXVA15.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9a
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. KXVA15.2 - Hosted by siblings and science lovers Charlie and Kirby Engelman, Weird But True is an extension of the wildly popular Nat Geo Kids Weird But True franchise of fun facts which includes Weird But True books, the NatGeoKids.com interactive website and National Geographic Kids magazine.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia (KXVA15.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9a
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. KXVA15.3 - The Voyager with Josh Garcia gives audiences access to the world's incredible places and gives you the true experience thru passionate guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title The Champion Within (KXVA15.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1130a
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. KXVA15.3 - The Champion Within features athletes will share their own stories and personal triumphs. Viewers will learn the value of good sportsmanship, and the dedication it takes to excel at the highest level.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration: Outer Space (KXVA15.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8a
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. KXVA15.1 - Hosted by MIT graduate and aeronautics expert Emily Caladrelli, this series focuses on various aspects of space exploration, such as life beyond earth, the prospects of a manned mission to Mars and the emerging space tourism industry.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration: Awesome Planet (KXVA15.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830a
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. KXVA 15.1- Hosted by Emmy nominated Philippe Cousteau, Jr., grandson of the legendary Jacques Cousteau, this riveting earth science series explores the most spectacular places on the earth, inside the earth and above the earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration: Awesome Planet (KXVA15.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830a
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. KXVA15.2 - Hosted by Emmy nominated Philippe Cousteau, Jr., grandson of the legendary Jacques Cousteau, this riveting earth science series explores the most spectacular places on the earth, inside the earth and above the earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration: Nature Knows Best (KXVA15.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 730a
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. KXVA15.1 - Hosted by marine conservationist Danni Washington, Nature Knows Best explores how experts are drawing inspiration from both plants and animals to create incredible advancements in everything from airplanes to eco-friendly buildings to robots.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration: Weird But True (KXVA15.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 7a
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. KXVA 15.1- Hosted by siblings and science lovers Charlie and Kirby Engelman, Weird But True is an extension of the wildly popular Nat Geo Kids Weird But True franchise of fun facts which includes Weird But True books, the NatGeoKids.com interactive website and National Geographic Kids magazine.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration: Outer Space (KXVA15.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8a
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. KXVA15.2 - Hosted by MIT graduate and aeronautics expert Emily Caladrelli, this series focuses on various aspects of space exploration, such as life beyond earth, the prospects of a manned mission to Mars and the emerging space tourism industry.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration: DIY Sci (KXVA15.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930a
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. KXVA15.2 - This interactive, do-it-yourself, pop-science series will follow television personality, author, science teacher and show host Steve Spangler as he uses everyday items to turn the world into a fun and unexpected laboratory.
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 Danny Aguilar
Address 5 South Chadbourne
City San Angelo
State TX
Zip 76903
Telephone Number (325) 655-6006
Email Address daguilar@tegna.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. In the 3rd Quarter there were no preemptions. All shows ran as scheduled.

Other Matters (1)

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Other Matters (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Waived, see below
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 0
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 0
Length of Program 0 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 0 years to 0 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In accordance with the FCC's Public Notice (DA 19-864, released September 3, 2019) "the requirement for stations to provide information concerning the children's programming they plan to air in the future" is waived pursuant to 47 CFR Section 1.3.

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.

Akin S. Harrison , Esq .

Secretary


10/10/2019

Attachments

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