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

FRN:
0027609940
File Number:
CPR-129224
Submit Date:
04/09/2012
Call Sign:
KLAX-TV
Facility ID:
52907
City:
ALEXANDRIA
State:
LA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First 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 ABC
Nielsen DMA Alexandria LA
Web Home Page Address WWW.KLAX-TV.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 CULTURE CLICK
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS AT 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. CULTURE CLICK IS A WEEKLY HALF HOUR SERIES THAT EXPLORES THE GENESIS OF--AND REASONS BEHIND CULTURAL EVENTS THAT PERMEATE OUR EVERYDAY LIVES. DEVELOPED AND PRODUCED FOR VIEWERS AGED 13-16, HOST NZINGA BLAKE OPENS EACH EPISODE FROM HER VIRTUAL REALITY SET WITH A LIST OF WHAT'S TRENDING ON SEARCH ENGINES THAT WEEK. THESE TOPICS WILL SERVE AS A JUMPING OFF POINT FOR A DEEP DIVE INTO THE CULTURE VIEWERS 13-16 WILL EMBRACE.
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 BORN TO EXPLORE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS AT 9AM
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. BORN TO EXPLORE WAS DEVELOPED AND PRODUCED FOR 13-16 YEAR OLDS. THE WORLD'S CULTURES AND ITS GEOGRAPHICAL WONDERS COME ALIVE AS THE YOUNGEST PRESIDENT IN EXPLORERS CLUB HISTORY, RICHARD WIESE, TAKES VIEWERS ON A GLOBETROTTING ADVENTURE. WHILE DEVELOPED FOR 13-16 YEAR OLDS, BORN TO EXPLORE IS ENGAGING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY. IN THIS WEEKLY HALF HOUR SERIES, RICHARD UNCOVERS AMAZING FACTS OF NATURE AND MANMADE TREASURES. IN BORN TO EXPLORE, RICHARD WIESE TAKES THE ROLE OF THE ULTIMATE SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER TO A NEW LEVEL, BRINGING THE VIEWING AUDIENCE TO THE PLACES AND PEOPLE OF OUR WORLD WHO FORM OUR CULTURES. WHETHER HE CLIMBS MOUNT KILIMANJARO, EXPLORES WHY PEOPLE LIVE AT THE BASE OF THE VOLCANO, OR TRAVEL DOWN THE NILE RIVER, VIEWERS WILL TRAVEL THE WORLD WITHOUT LEAVING THEIR HOMES.
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 JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 8AM
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. WILDLIFE EXPERT AND ANIMAL AMBASSADOR, JACK HANNA, BRINGS THE VIEWER FACE TO FACE WITH THE BEST OF THE BEASTS. IN THIS WEEKLY HALF-HOUR SERIES THAT WILL ENGAGE VIEWERS 13-16 YEARS, AS WELL AS THE WHOLE FAMILY. JACK HIGHLIGHTS HIS FAVORITE ANIMALS AND ADVENTURES FROM AROUND THE WORLD. PRESENTED IN COUNTDOWN STYLE, JACK OFFERS UP A DIFFERENT "TOP TEN" EACH WEEK IN A VERIETY OF CATEGORIES.
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 OCEAN MYSTERIES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS AT 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. OCEAN MYSTERIES OFFERS A FRESH APPROACH TO THE QUEST FOR AQUATIC UNDERSTANDING BY BLENDING STORIES OF FASCINATING SEA CREATURES, COMPARISONS TO POPULAR LAND ANIMALS, AND ANALOGIES TO HUMAN EXPERIENCE. THE PROGRAM IS HOSTED BY JEFF CORWIN AND PRODUCED FOR AGES 13-16. OCEAN MYSTERIES SHOWS HOW ANIMALS SHARE THE SAME BEHAVIORS, CHALLENGES AND TRIUMPHS THAT HUMANS DO. FROM EXCITING RESCUES OF ABANDONED ANIMALS TO UNEXPECTED CONFLICTS IN THE 'FAMILY DYNAMICS' OF THE MINGLING SPECIES, VIEWERS WILL GET TO KNOW AND CARE ABOUT THESE HEROES, AND ALL OF THE FASCINATING LIFE TEEMING IN OUR OCEANS.
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 FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS AT 10:30AM
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. YOUNG, ENTHUSIASTIC AND PASSIONATE ABOUT FOOD, CLAIRE THOMAS IS THE 22 YEAR-OLD HOST WHO OPENS VIEWERS' EYES TO HOW EVERYDAY LIFE CAN INSPIRE CULINARY CREATIONS IN FOOD FOR THOUGHT. EACH WEEKLY HALF HOUR, PRODUCED FOR AGES 13-16, INFORMS AND EDUCATES TEENS ABOUT THE POWER OF FOOD AS A TOOL FOR EXPLORING NEW PLACES, MEETING NEW PEOPLE AND LEARNING ABOUT DIFERENT CULTURES.
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 EVERYDAY HEALTH
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS AT 10AM
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. IN THIS WEEKLY HALF HOUR SERIES DEVELOPED AND PRODUCED TO EDUCATE AND INFORM VIEWERS AGES 13-16, OUR HOSTS SCAN THE COUNTRY FINDING THOSE WHO 'PAY IT FORWARD' TO PROMOTE HEALTH AND WELLNESS. THE REMARKABLE PEOPLE THAT VIEWERS MEET ARE REFERRED TO AS 'AGENTS OF CHANGE,' SPECIAL INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE MAKING BIG CHANGES IN PEOPLE'S LIVES, ONE SMALL STEP AT A TIME. EVERYDAY HEALTH IS A SERIES THAT UNIQUELY RAISES AWARENESS TO HELP FIGHT OBESITY, RAISE SELF-ESTEEM, ESTABLISH PHYSICAL FITNESS HABITS AND PREVENT NEGATIVE HEALTH CHOICES.
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 THE YOUNG ICONS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAYS AT 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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 YOUNG ICONS FEATURES STORIES ABOUT WORLD-CLASS ATHLETES, ACCOMPLISHED ARTISTS, SCHOLARS, PHILANTHROPISTS AND ENTREPRENEURS--ALL UNDER THE AGE OF 18. EXAMPLES OF THE KINDS OF STORIES THE PROGRAM WILL TEL INCLUDE THAT OF PATRICK PEDRAJA, A 14 YEAR OLD ACTOR AND PHILANTHROPIST WHO TRAVELED AMERICA BY RV, RAISING AWARENESS FOR CANCER BY SIGNING DONORS UP FOR THE NATIONAL MARROW REGISTRY; TRACK PHENOMENON, TURQUOISE THOMPSON, WHO SPRINTED HER WAY INTO THE RECORD BOOKS AND EARNED HERSELF A FULL RIDE TO UCLA; KIMBERLY ANYADIKE, WHO BECAME THE YOUNGEST PILOT TO FLY ACROSS THE COUNTRY; AND SISTERS MARNI AND BERNI BARTA, WHO CREATED KIDFLICKS, A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT DONATES NEW AND USED DVDS TO CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS ALL ACROSS AMERICA.
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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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title PETS.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAYS AT 11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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. PETS.TV COVERS PET OWNERSHIP, INCLUDING PET NEWS, PET CARE, PET HEALTH AND PET LIFESTYLES. IT GOES BEYOND THE STANDARD FOCUS ON CATS AND DOGS AND FEATURES PROFILE SEGMENTS ON ALL TYPES OF PETS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIPS WITH OWNERS, TRAINERS AND THE PEOPLE WHO INTERACT WITH THEM.
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 FRANCES M. YEAGER
Address 1811 ENGLAND DRIVE
City ALEXANDRIA
State LA
Zip 71303
Telephone Number 318-473-0031
Email Address FYEAGER@KLAX-TV.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.

Other Matters (0)

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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.

POLLACK-BELZ COMMUNICATION CO., INC.


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