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

FRN:
0026809657
File Number:
0000134764
Submit Date:
02/01/2021
Call Sign:
KTXS-TV
Facility ID:
308
City:
SWEETWATER
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
02/01/2021
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for year 2020

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

BLUESTONE LICENSE HOLDINGS LLC

Doing Business As: Sinclair Media Licensee, LLC

Miles Mason, Esq.

1200 Seventeenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

miles.mason@pillsburylaw.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Miles Mason , Esq. .

BLUESTONE LICENSE HOLDINGS LLC

Miles Mason, Esq.

PO Box 20036

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

miles.mason@pillsburylaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Abilene-Sweetwater
Web Home Page Address www.ktxs.com

Digital Core Programming

Question Response
Indicate which of the Core Programming safe harbor processing guidelines the station elected to utilize during the covered reporting period to demonstrate compliance with the Children's Television Act of 1990 (See 47 CFR Section 73.671(d)) Category A, Option 1: Three-hours per week (as averaged over a six-month period) of Core Programming
State the total number of hours of regularly scheduled weekly Core Programming broadcast per quarter by the station on its main program stream

Q1: 31.5

Q2: 30.0

Q3: 31.5

Q4: 26.0

State the total number of hours of regularly scheduled weekly Core Programming broadcast per quarter by the station on a multicast stream

Q1: 91.0

Q2: 91.0

Q3: 91.0

Q4: 91.0

Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station to publishers of program guides as required by 47 CFR Section 73.673? Yes

Digital Core Programs(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Title of Program Jewels of the Natural World Sat 10a, Jul 4-Dec 26
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 26
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:6.5
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Title of Program Oh Baby Sat 6a and 630a, Jan 4-Dec 26
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 91
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:13.0,
Q2:13.0,
Q3:13.0,
Q4:6.5
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Title of Program Hearts of Heroes Sat 10a, Jan 4-Dec 26
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 52
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted Yes
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Number of Preemptions for Breaking News or Non-Regularly Scheduled Locally Produced Live Programming 2
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Date Preempted 11/07/2020
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 10:00 AM
Preemption Reason Breaking News

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Date Preempted 01/25/2020
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 10:00 AM
Preemption Reason Breaking News
Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown Sat 9a, Jan 4-Sep 26
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 39
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted Yes
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Number of Preemptions for Breaking News or Non-Regularly Scheduled Locally Produced Live Programming 1
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Date Preempted 01/25/2020
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 09:00 AM
Preemption Reason Breaking News
Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales Sat 10a, Jan 4-Jun 27
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 26
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted Yes
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Number of Preemptions for Breaking News or Non-Regularly Scheduled Locally Produced Live Programming 0
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Date Preempted 02/08/2020
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 10:00 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify technical difficulties
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? N
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption)
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? N
Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Title of Program Wild America Sat 11a, Jan 4-Sep 12
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Program that is not regularly scheduled on a weekly basis, such as regularly scheduled non-weekly program or educational special at least 30 minutes in length
Total Times Aired 30
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:5.5,
Q2:4.0,
Q3:5.5,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Title of Program Tails of Valor Sat 1030a, Oct 3-Dec 26
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 13
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:6.5
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures Sat 6a, Oct 3-Dec 26
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 13
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:6.5
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Title of Program Did I Mention Invention? Sat 1030a, Jan 4-Jun 27
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 39
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted Yes
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Number of Preemptions for Breaking News or Non-Regularly Scheduled Locally Produced Live Programming 0
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Date Preempted 02/08/2020
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 10:30 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify technical difficulties
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? N
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption)
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? N
Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Title of Program Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin Sat 930a and 9a, Jan 4-Dec 26
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 52
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted Yes
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Number of Preemptions for Breaking News or Non-Regularly Scheduled Locally Produced Live Programming 1
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Date Preempted 01/25/2020
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 09:30 AM
Preemption Reason Breaking News
Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Title of Program This Old House Sat 930a, Jan 4-Dec 26
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 52
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:6.5
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted Yes
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Number of Preemptions for Breaking News or Non-Regularly Scheduled Locally Produced Live Programming 0
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Date Preempted 02/08/2020
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 09:30 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify technical difficulties
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? N
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption)
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? N
Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Title of Program Saved By The Bell Sat 6a, 630, 7a, 730a, 8a, 830a Jan 4-Dec 26
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 312
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:39.0,
Q2:39.0,
Q3:39.0,
Q4:39.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Into The Wild Sat 8a, 830a, 9a Jan 4-Dec 26
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 156
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:19.5,
Q2:19.5,
Q3:19.5,
Q4:19.5
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted Yes
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Number of Preemptions for Breaking News or Non-Regularly Scheduled Locally Produced Live Programming 0
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Date Preempted 02/08/2020
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 09:00 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify technical difficulties
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? N
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption)
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? N

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Date Preempted 02/08/2020
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 08:30 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify technical difficulties
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? N
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption)
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? N
Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Title of Program Sea Rescue Sat 930a, Oct 3-Dec 26
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 13
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Title of Program Rock The Park Sat 1030a, Jan 4-Dec 26
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 52
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted Yes
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Number of Preemptions for Breaking News or Non-Regularly Scheduled Locally Produced Live Programming 3
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Date Preempted 01/25/2020
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 10:30 AM
Preemption Reason Breaking News

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Date Preempted 11/07/2020
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 10:30 AM
Preemption Reason Breaking News

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Date Preempted 10/03/2020
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 10:30 AM
Preemption Reason Breaking News

Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact/Other Efforts

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Question Response
Name of children's programming liaison Maria Jeter
Address 4420 North Clack Street
City Abilene
State TX
Zip 79601
Telephone Number (325) 232-8378
Email Address mcjeter@sbgtv.com

Certification

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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.

Maria Jeter

Program Director


02/01/2021

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