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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:
0018608273
File Number:
CPR-167861
Submit Date:
07/30/2015
Call Sign:
KMPH-CD
Facility ID:
168338
City:
MERCED-MARIPOSA
State:
CA
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/30/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2015

General Information

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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 FOX
Nielsen DMA Fresno-Visalia
Web Home Page Address www.kmph.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 Xploration Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30 a.m. (1/3-3/28/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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. This animal series takes a uniquely scientific approach to animal behavior studies. The program goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, viewers can gain more understanding than ever before about these amazing creatures. This program airs on the station's main digital stream.
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 Xploration Animal Science
List date and time rescheduled 2/1/15 7:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-01-31
Episode # 1/31/15 #121
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Animal Science
List date and time rescheduled 2/22/14 7:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-02-21
Episode # 2/21/15 #124
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Animal Science
List date and time rescheduled 3/8/15 7:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-03-07
Episode # 3/7/15 #126
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30 a.m. (1/3-3/28/15)
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes will feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program airs on the station's main digital stream.
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 Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00am (1/3-3/28/15)
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau), brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program airs on the station's main digital stream.
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 Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30 a.m. (1/3-3/28/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
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. This program features weekly educational features such as, "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience.This program airs on the station's main digital stream.
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 Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 2/1/15 10:00a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-01-31
Episode # 1/31/15 #1221
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 2/21/15 4:00p
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-02-20
Episode # 2/20/15 #1224
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 3/8/15 10:00a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-03-07
Episode # 3/7/15 #1226
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 2/15/15 7:30a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-02-14
Episode # 2/14/15 #1223
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title State to State
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00 a.m. (1/3-3/28/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
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. On this program, viewers "travel" across the United States, exploring cities, amazing monuments, natural wonders, and other interesting destinations. The series presents core curriculum information about history, geography, and culture, giving viewers a fun and entertaining learning experience. This program airs on the station's main digital stream.
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 State to State
List date and time rescheduled 2/1/15 7:00a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-01-31
Episode # 1/31/15 #105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program State to State
List date and time rescheduled 2/15/15 7:00a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-02-14
Episode # 2/14/15 #110
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program State to State
List date and time rescheduled 2/22/15 7:30a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-02-21
Episode # 2/21/15 #111
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program State to State
List date and time rescheduled 3/8/15 7:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-03-07
Episode # 3/7/15 #107R
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00 a.m. (1/3-3/28/15)
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. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program airs on the station's main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 4:30am (1/3-3/28/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions
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 goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. This program airs on the station's main digital stream.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday 1:30p (1/11/15), Saturday 1:00p (1/24/15), Saturday 1:00p (3/7/15), Saturday 12p (3/14/15), S
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 6
Number of Preemptions
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. This program provides an inside look at the world of car racing. It features NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel and drivers who share their experiences, advice and stories providing an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs the viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career and also the importance of philanthropy and helping others. This program airs on the station's main digital stream.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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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 Terri Ortlieb
Address 5111 East McKinley Avenue
City Fresno
State CA
Zip 93727
Telephone Number 559-255-2600
Email Address tlortlieb@chestv.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. The instant report is being amended to correct certain programming/schedule dates. KMPH-CD continued to the serve the educational, informational, and social needs of children throughout the 1st Quarter 2015 through extensive broadcast and outreach activities. The station has continued to air PSAs for local and national organizations serving the interests of children and families, including those from "The Track Smart Campaign reminding viewers that being railroad safe is more than just smart, it's the law, "It's Your Nature, Explore" encouraging children and families to go outside and experience nature, and the Ad Council Fatherhood Involvement Campaign "Kid Again" creating an awareness of the importance of fathers on the well-being of their children. We also featured a local girl building a library, who became the youngest person to have obtained a Fresno County business license, focused on 500 students celebrating the 125th anniversary of Yosemite national park, and spotlighted three teens receiving an award from CSPAN for their documentary on California's high speed rail. The station continues to provide tours of our facility to local schools to show where and how the news is produced, and to answer questions on what skills are needed to work in the industry, including education. The station's on air talent maintain an extensive schedule with community groups and schools. Visits were made to schools to read to students, helping them develop a love of reading and continuing education, teaching them about weather and the environment, sports and health, and to answer questions about television, world events, and issues that impact children. One of our own, Kim Stevens, inspired 115 students at this year's Clovis High School's Women's Conference, answering questions about bias, empowerment, discrimination, and determination. Video of the students and teachers of the schools visited are featured during our 5 hour morning news and entertainment program, Great Day. These videos are included in Kopi's Ten Day Forecast, Great Day Faces, and the 7th Inning Stretch. These videos and their accompanying stories are also featured on our website. Our news personalities are all active in the community, including one of who serves on the board of the Northern California Chapter of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, serving in the Mentoring and Scholarship programs. Our station is active on social media, where we field questions from children, and take the opportunity to encourage them to continue their education, act in a socially responsible manner, and become good stewards of the planet on which they live.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am (4/4-6/27/15)
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes will feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program airs on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title State to State
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am (4/4-6/27/15)
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. On this program, viewers "travel" across the United States, exploring cities, amazing monuments, natural wonders, and other interesting destinations. The series presents core curriculum information about history, geography, and culture, giving viewers a fun and entertaining learning experience. This program airs on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30 a.m. (4/4-6/27/15)
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. This program features weekly educational features such as, "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience. This program airs on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00am (4/4-6/27/15)
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau), brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program airs on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (4/4-6/27/15)
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. This animal series takes a uniquely scientific approach to animal behavior studies. The program goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, viewers can gain more understanding than ever before about these amazing creatures. This program airs on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am (4/4-6/27/15)
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. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program airs on the station's main digital stream.

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

KMPH LICENSEE, LLC


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