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

FRN:
0016584138
File Number:
CPR-132736
Submit Date:
07/10/2012
Call Sign:
KTBU
Facility ID:
28324
City:
CONROE
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/10/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2012

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 MegaTV
Nielsen DMA Houston
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 840.0
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: 30.0
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(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Historias de la Biblia (Stories of the Bible) - KTBU Channel 55.3 (NacionTV)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur 7:00-8:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Historias de la Biblia is a program directed for children based on the most fascinating stories of the Bible.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Fun Ways to Learn Chinese - KTBU Channel 55.5 (ITV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue-Fri, Sun 8:30-9:00A; Sat 10:30-11:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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 3 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A program that teaches children how to learn Chinese through dialog.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be - KTBU Channel 55.4 (Mi Casa)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 6:30-7:00A; Tue & Fri 4:00-4:30P; Sat-Sun 6:30-9:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 221
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 1 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosts Melody and Jeffrey travel to various locations interviewing professionals regarding their chosen vocations. Children are able to pose questions to professionals so that the children may get a better understanding of which occupation they would like to pursue in adulthood.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Magic Eyes - KTBU Channel 55.5 (ITV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue-Fri 3:30-4:00P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 3 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. An animated Chinese language program designed to help children answer questions and solve problems.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Remember Us - KTBU Channel 55.4 (Mi Casa)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 2:00-2:30P
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 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the history of Hispanics in America, the program helps children make the right choices when faced with adversity, by allowing them the opportunity to view the past struggles it took to advance to the status of today.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Megakids - KTBU 55.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat-Sun 7:00-8:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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 1 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Programs focus on drawing, games, visual puzzles, imagination and creativity.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title The He Tre (The Youth) - KTBU Channel 55.2 (VAN TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 4:00-4:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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 3 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A musical program intenteded to connect Vietnamese American children with their culture.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Center Stage - KTBU Channel 55.6 (WCETV/CCTV News)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Daily 1:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
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 14 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Center Stage focuses on a wide range of performing arts, including Chinese folk songs, dance, opera, popular music, and the latest trends in the performing arts scene in China.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Hispanic Lifestyle - KTBU Channel 55.4 (Mi Casa)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon & Wed 3:00-3:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program offers a futuristic view of what is possible in the lives of young Latinos. Overcoming many obstacles, Latino entrepreneurs, politicians, inventors and the like give information to the next generation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Doi Ban Tay Nho (Our Little Hand) - KTBU Channel 55.2 (VAN TV)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat-Sun 4:00-4:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 3 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A children's show in which the host reads stories and fairy tales, and teaches children how to do crafts and to sing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Journeys in Time - KTBU Channel 55.6 (WCETV/CCTV News)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Daily 9:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
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 14 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Journeys in Time investigates the enduring mysteries in our past and in the world around us, in order to push forward our understanding of life as we know it today. The program features the archaeologists, anthropologists and historians who have extended the boundaries of what we know about our own past and our planet's history. Their stories are brought to life through documentary footage, re-enactments and outstanding visual and audio effects.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

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 Miroslava Fernandez
Address 11150 Equity Drive
City Houston
State TX
Zip 77041
Telephone Number 305-644-4862
Email Address mfernandez@mega.tv
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 children's programming broadcast on the station's digital subchannels is in various foreign languages and/or produced overseas. As such, much of the programming does not contain the E/I symbol. To the extent necessary, a waiver of E/I symbol requirement is requested.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Magic Eyes - KTBU Channel 55.5 (ITV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue-Fri 3:30-4:00P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. An animated Chinese language program designed to help children answer questions and solve problems.
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Megakids - KTBU 55.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat-Sun 7:00A-8:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 81
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 1 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Programs focus on drawing, games, visual puzzles, imagination and creativity.
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Historias de la Biblia - KTBU 55.3 (Nacion TV)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur 7:00-8:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Historias de la Biblia is a program directed for children based on the most fascinating stories of the Bible.
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Remember Us - KTBU Channel 55.4 (Mi Casa)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 2:00-2:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the history of Hispanics in America, the program helps children make the right choices when faced with adversity, by allowing them the opportunity to view the past struggles it took to advance to the status of today.
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be - KTBU Channel 55.4 (Mi Casa)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 6:30-7:00A; Tue & Fri 4:00-4:30P; Sat-Sun 6:30-9:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 226
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosts Melody and Jeffrey travel to various locations interviewing professionals regarding their chosen vocations. Children are able to pose questions to professionals so that the children may get a better understanding of which occupation they would like to pursue in adulthood.
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Journeys in Time - KTBU Channel 55.6 (WCETV/CCTV News)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Daily 9:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 14 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Journeys in Time investigates the enduring mysteries in our past and in the world around us, in order to push forward our understanding of life as we know it today. The program features the archaeologists, anthropologists and historians who have extended the boundaries of what we know about our own past and our planet's history. Their stories are brought to life through documentary footage, re-enactments and outstanding visual and audio effects.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Hispanic Lifestyle - KTBU Channel 55.4 (Mi Casa)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon & Wed 3:00-3:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program offers a futuristic view of what is possible in the lives of young Latinos. Overcoming many obstacles, Latino entrepreneurs, politicians, inventors and the like give information to the next generation.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title The He Tre (The Youth) - KTBU Channel 55.2 (VAN TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 4:00-4:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 24 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A musical program intenteded to connect Vietnamese American children with their culture.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Doi Ban Tay Nho (Our Little Hand) - KTBU Channel 55.2 (VAN TV)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat-Sun 4:00-4:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
Length of Program 24 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A children's show in which the host reads stories and fairy tales, and teaches children how to do crafts and to sing.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Fun Ways to Learn Chinese - KTBU Channel 55.5 (ITV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue-Fri, Sun 8:30-9:00A; Sat 10:30-11:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 79
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A program that teaches children how to learn Chinese through dialog.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Center Stage - KTBU Channel 55.6 (WCETV/CCTV News)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Daily 1:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 14 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Center Stage focuses on a wide range of performing arts, including Chinese folk songs, dance, opera, popular music, and the latest trends in the performing arts scene in China.

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.

KTBU Licensing, Inc.


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