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

FRN:
0003476421
File Number:
CPR-125277
Submit Date:
10/10/2011
Call Sign:
WDAF-TV
Facility ID:
11291
City:
KANSAS CITY
State:
MO
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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 FOX
Nielsen DMA Kansas City
Web Home Page Address www.fox4kc.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 4.0
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 168.0
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: 3.0
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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas Classics
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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 program explores the world of animals and wildlife and promotes a better understanding of various animals and what they do to survive and thrive.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10-10:30am
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. The program follows young teens as they travel across the globe to conduct experiments to find answers to mysteries and myths. Each mystery is presented in a context which gives the viewer a lesson in history and lore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Critter Gitters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10-10:30am / Sat.10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
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 program is a search and rescue andimal adventure themed series promoting team work and showcasing the need of social values when working out moral dilemas and providing positive role models.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 program's host travels around the world with celebrity friends exploring different cultures and learning about history and geography while reaching out to give back to those in need.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10-10:30am
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. The aim of the program is to educate viewers about different people, environments and animals around the world and to highlight the similarities and differences one encounters when traveling to new places.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title This Week In Baseball
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:30am-12N
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 program utilizes Major League Baseball pro-Athletes and coaches to demonstrate to viewers the benefits of having a healthy life-style, pro-social engagement, community involvement and physical fitness.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.9-9:30am / Sat. 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
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 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of the program mirrors a slice of everyday life from problems to celebrations set in an environment where all children feel comfortable singing songs and hearing stories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.9:30-10am
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. The program explores the world of animals and wildlife and promotes a better understanding of various animals and what they do to survive and thrive.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9-9:30am
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. The program educates viewers by showcasing animals in exotic locations around the world and gives viwers a more in-depth knowledge of the animals they see in everyday life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11-11:30am
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. The program explores and reports on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and shares stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Young America Outdoors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 11-11:30am / Sun.11:30am-12N
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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 program introduces viewers to a wide variety of outdoor activities and explains the benefits of keeping physically fit while exploring the wonders of nature
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Head's Up
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series is about astronomy and astronautics that takes viewers beyond the basics by exlporing the night sky and survey the planets and moons in our solar system.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun.10:30-11am
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 program follows the paths of young teens who excel in different areas of interest including music, science and business, and teaches the importance of work ethic, determination and following through to acheive their goals in life
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program explores topics viewers are curious about by taking the host on locations for educational exploration with humor to provide answers to questions submitted by children in letters.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest Goes Green
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program allows children to explore the world of "green living" by educating viewers about recycling, saving energy and protecting the environment whhile also promoting writing and creative skills.
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 Matt Rankin
Address 3030 Summit Street
City Kansas City
State MO
Zip 64108
Telephone Number (816) 753-4567
Email Address matt.rankin@wdaftv4.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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World began airing Sat.9/17/11 at 10:30am on the primary channel. Antenna TV television program network service (WDAF 4.2) changed the weekend e/i programs the weekend of Saturday 9/3/11. Antenna TV network schedules Young America Outdoors on Sat. 11am and 11:30am CT. WDAF 4.2 airs the program Sunday 11am and 11:30am where it will remain scheduled through 4th quarter 2011. Young America Outdoors began on Antenna TV network the weekend of 9/3/11.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun.10:30-11am
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 program educates viewers by showcasing animals in exotic locations around the world and gives viwers a more in-depth knowledge of the animals they see in everyday life.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 program explores the world of animals and wildlife and promotes a better understanding of various animals and what they do to survive and thrive.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas Classics
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10-10:30am
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. The program explores the world of animals and wildlife and promotes a better understanding of various animals and what they do to survive and thrive.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 program follows the paths of young teens who excel in different areas of interest including music, science and business, and teaches the importance of work ethic, determination and following through to acheive their goals in life
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Young America Outdoors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun.11-11:30am / Sun.11:30am-12N
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. The program introduces viewers to a wide variety of outdoor activities and explains the benefits of keeping physically fit while exploring the wonders of nature
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 aim of the program is to educate viewers about different people, environments and animals around the world and to highlight the similarities and differences one encounters when traveling to new places.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Critter Gitters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program is a search and rescue andimal adventure themed series promoting team work and showcasing the need of social values when working out moral dilemas and providing positive role models.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Head's Up
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series is about astronomy and astronautics that takes viewers beyond the basics by exlporing the night sky and survey the planets and moons in our solar system.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest Goes Green
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program allows children to explore the world of "green living" by educating viewers about recycling, saving energy and protecting the environment whhile also promoting writing and creative skills.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program explores topics viewers are curious about by taking the host on locations for educational exploration with humor to provide answers to questions submitted by children in letters.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 program's host travels around the world with celebrity friends exploring different cultures and learning about history and geography while reaching out to give back to those in need.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 program explores and reports on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and shares stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment.

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.

WDAF Licensee, Inc.


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