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

FRN:
0022223820
File Number:
CPR-123315
Submit Date:
08/19/2011
Call Sign:
KPDX
Facility ID:
35460
City:
VANCOUVER
State:
WA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
08/19/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2011

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network MyNetwork TV
Nielsen DMA Portland OR
Web Home Page Address www.livepdx.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 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 Animal Exploration With Jarrod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Animal Exploration is a live action program that looks at exotic and domestic animals from its own unique perspective. Every week they explore animals that fit a particular theme. Its mission is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
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 Heroes Among Us
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Heroes Among Us celebrates the life affirming stories of everyday people doing extraordinary things. Viewers meet the real world heroes who've stepped up when everybody else fell back. These heroes are young and old, from both big cities and small towns.
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 Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Animal Atlas retains its cognitively satisfying style of presenting engaging video with informative narration that encourages thinking and conclusions from young viewers. The program maintains its connection with educational standards consistent with nationally published curriculum goals in the natural sciences. The episode reviewed included concepts such as species differentiation in the 23 extant crocodilian species, diet, the characteristics of reptiles, specific details about the form and function of characteristic physical details and a continued general emphasis on life science. Reference to the history and classification of the species complement the speific data presented with sense of overview. The program continues its tradition of building visual information from original and detailed footage of animals.
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 Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow is a show about high school and college athletics. The show, which is hosted by legendary broadcaster Pat Summerall, takes its viewers across the country in search of the brightest young stars in sports.
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 Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. "Made In Hollywood" is a behind-the-scenes entertainment news magazine series showcasing how and why movies are made in Hollywood. "Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition" segments range from coverage of the Dreamworks Animation Team, Producer Lauren Schuler Donner, Actors Shia LaBeouf, Elijah Wood & Dakota Fanning, Casting Directors Jane Jenkins & Janet Hirschenson, Composer Harry Gregson-Williams and Grammy-winning Songwriter Diane Warren. The educational/informational weekly series introduces the younger demographic to behind-the-scenes filmmaking, special effects techniques and career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the motion picture industry.
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 Teen Kid News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. The mission of Teen Kid News is to produce a weekly news program that will provide information and news to kids in a manner that is compelling as well as highly entertaining. It is designed to appeal to the audience on its own level. The focus of the program is young people, always letting them tell their stories in their own words. The large, diverse news anchor team will be unique in television and have great appeal to kids who will identify and emulate them. The program will serve the audience in a way that will make a real difference in their lives. It will insert the clear voice of the kids into the adult-dominated media and provide a unique perspective to the news that is not currently available on network television.
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 Patrick McCreery
Address 14975 NW Greenbrier Parkway
City Beaverton
State OR
Zip 97006
Telephone Number 503-906-1249
Email Address patrick.mccreery@meredith.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. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies that the station fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programming, as specified at 47 C.F.R. section 73.670, with respect to all programs listed herein specifically designated for children ages 12 and under.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Heroes Among Us
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00am
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. Heroes Among Us celebrates the life affirming stories of everyday people doing extraordinary things. Viewers meet the real world heroes who've stepped up when everybody else fell back. These heroes are young and old, from both big cities and small towns.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Teen Kid News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00am
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. The mission of Teen Kid News is to produce a weekly news program that will provide information and news to kids in a manner that is compelling as well as highly entertaining. It is designed to appeal to the audience on its own level. The focus of the program is young people, always letting them tell their stories in their own words. The large, diverse news anchor team will be unique in television and have great appeal to kids who will identify and emulate them. The program will serve the audience in a way that will make a real difference in their lives. It will insert the clear voice of the kids into the adult-dominated media and provide a unique perspective to the news that is not currently available on network television.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am
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. "Made In Hollywood" is a behind-the-scenes entertainment news magazine series showcasing how and why movies are made in Hollywood. "Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition" segments range from coverage of the Dreamworks Animation Team, Producer Lauren Schuler Donner, Actors Shia LaBeouf, Elijah Wood & Dakota Fanning, Casting Directors Jane Jenkins & Janet Hirschenson, Composer Harry Gregson-Williams and Grammy-winning Songwriter Diane Warren. The educational/informational weekly series introduces the younger demographic to behind-the-scenes filmmaking, special effects techniques and career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the motion picture industry.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration With Jarrod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00am
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. Animal Exploration is a live action program that looks at exotic and domestic animals from its own unique perspective. Every week they explore animals that fit a particular theme. Its mission is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow is a show about high school and college athletics. The show, which is hosted by legendary broadcaster Pat Summerall, takes its viewers across the country in search of the brightest young stars in sports.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30am
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 Atlas retains its cognitively satisfying style of presenting engaging video with informative narration that encourages thinking and conclusions from young viewers. The program maintains its connection with educational standards consistent with nationally published curriculum goals in the natural sciences. The episode reviewed included concepts such as species differentiation in the 23 extant crocodilian species, diet, the characteristics of reptiles, specific details about the form and function of characteristic physical details and a continued general emphasis on life science. Reference to the history and classification of the species complement the speific data presented with sense of overview. The program continues its tradition of building visual information from original and detailed footage of animals.

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.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Meredith Corporation


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