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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0003770898
File Number:
CPR-150446
Submit Date:
01/10/2014
Call Sign:
WXFT-DT
Facility ID:
60539
City:
AURORA
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/10/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2013

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 UniMas
Nielsen DMA Chicago
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(3)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 3) Response
Program Title Reino Animal
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 08:00 AM & 08:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Reino Animal educates young viewers on the natural habitat of animals in an educational, yet entertaining way. With narrations and interactive segments, the series builds upon natural science concepts, sparking a sense of curiosity in its viewers. The program discussed concepts like the functions of animals in an ecosystem, the elements of animal classification, and life sciences to help teach children about the natural world, while having fun at the same time.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 3) Response
Program Title Plaza Sesamo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 07:00 AM & 07:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A significant purpose and key educational objective of Plaza Sesamo is to teach young children the importance of different cultures and traditions. Children will easily identify with the main characters: Abelardo, Contreras, and Lola. These animated personalities will help children develop a better understanding of the world around them through their stories. Throughout the shows, these characters not only reinforce and expose the Spanish language to native and non-native Spanish speakers, but also teach children valuable lessons that include problem solving, gender equity, symbolic representation, and social interaction.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 3) Response
Program Title Aventura Animal
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU, 07:00 AM & 07:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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. A significant purpose and key educational objective of this program is to teach young children all there is to know about life science. Each episode tackles a dozen or more mind-blowing and interesting questions concerning animals and their habitat. The show is a standard question and answer format to help test how much young people really know. The investigation of the answers takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the amazing animal kingdom. The show explains every answer so that young viewers are able to retain and understand the information provided. The station preempted this children's program on the dates and times listed below to broadcast the 2013 Formula One World Championship. This motor racing championship is recognized by the sport's governing body, the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), as the highest class of competition for open-wheel racing cars.
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 Aventura Animal
List date and time rescheduled 10/27/13, 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/27/13, 07:00 AM
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Aventura Animal
List date and time rescheduled 11/03/13, 11:30 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
Episode # 11/03/13, 07:30 AM
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Aventura Animal
List date and time rescheduled 10/27/13, 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/27/13, 07:30 AM
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Aventura Animal
List date and time rescheduled 11/03/13, 11:00 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
Episode # 11/03/13, 07:00 AM
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Luisa Echevarria
Address 541 N. Fairbanks Court, Suite 1190
City Chicago
State IL
Zip 60611
Telephone Number 312 670-1000
Email Address
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 (3)

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Other Matters (1 of 3) Response
Program Title Plaza Sesamo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 07:00 AM & 07:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A significant purpose and key educational objective of Plaza Sesamo is to teach young children the importance of different cultures and traditions. Children will easily identify with the main characters: Abelardo, Contreras, and Lola. These animated personalities will help children develop a better understanding of the world around them through their stories. Throughout the shows, these characters not only reinforce and expose the Spanish language to native and non-native Spanish speakers, but also teach children valuable lessons that include problem solving, gender equity, symbolic representation, and social interaction.
Other Matters (2 of 3) Response
Program Title Aventura Animal
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU, 07:00 AM & 07:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. A significant purpose and key educational objective of this program is to teach young children all there is to know about life science. Each episode tackles a dozen or more mind-blowing and interesting questions concerning animals and their habitat. The show is a standard question and answer format to help test how much young people really know. The investigation of the answers takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the amazing animal kingdom. The show explains every answer so that young viewers are able to retain and understand the information provided
Other Matters (3 of 3) Response
Program Title Reino Animal
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 08:00 AM & 08:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Reino Animal educates young viewers on the natural habitat of animals in an educational, yet entertaining way. With narrations and interactive segments, the series builds upon natural science concepts, sparking a sense of curiosity in its viewers. The program discussed concepts like the functions of animals in an ecosystem, the elements of animal classification, and life sciences to help teach children about the natural world, while having fun at the same time.

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.

UniMas Chicago LLC


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