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

FRN:
0025402504
File Number:
CPR-162368
Submit Date:
01/05/2015
Call Sign:
WVLA-TV
Facility ID:
70021
City:
BATON ROUGE
State:
LA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/05/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2014

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 NBC
Nielsen DMA Baton Rouge
Web Home Page Address www.nbc33tv.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 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(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Astroblast!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9a-9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Astroblast!" follows the adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station - the coolest hangout in the galaxy. The team of animals who run it are the best of friends - Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet - all under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus. But when you stick five friends with very different personalities in one place - things are bound to get messy. Through it all, the "Astroblast!" crew accept their differences, help one another, make new friends, and discover that getting along is always out of this world.
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 Lazytown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30a-11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends ("human" puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating "Sports candy" (aka fruits and vegetabes), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities including playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
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 Tree Fu Tom
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10a-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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 4 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tree Fu Tom is a children's series which features David Tennant and Sophie Aldred as voice lead characters Tom and Twigs in a multi-platform fantasy action adventure series. Children at home can participate in the story, moving along with Tom to create Tree Fu magic. Tree Fu Tom is about the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom who, with the power of 'movement magic' called 'Tree Fu', can transform into a tiny but mighty magical super hero and travel to a wondrous enchanted kingdom called Treetopolis that exists in a tree in his back garden.
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 Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on the award-winning books by British illustrator and author Lara Jones, Poppy Cat is an adorable and curious feline who loves to explore with her colorful mix of animal friends. First published in 2003 in the UK (with over 2.5 million copies sold worldwide since then), Poppy Cat was specifically written, and now animated, for a preschool audience. Each adventure is told from the point-of-view of Lara, a young girl with a vivid imagination and extraordinary storytelling ability who talks to her faithful cat Poppy. They travel to destinations full of fantasy and magic for fun-filled adventures in pirate ships, hot air balloons and rocket rides.
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 The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30a-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Get ready for playful adventures with Chica as the doors of "The Costume Coop" open for business! Every preschooler loves to dress up and now they can join Chica, everyone's favorite chicken, for play dates that will take them under the sea, rocketing into space and time traveling back to caveman days. Set in a colorful, quirky shop stuffed to the beams with every kind of costume, accessory and prop imaginable "The Chica Show" is a Sprout Original preschool sitcom that features animation, live-action and a whole lot of surprises.
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 Noodle and Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30a-12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 8
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Noodle and Doodle is a full-length, live-action series featuring arts, crafts and cooking for preschoolers and their families. Hosted by Sean, Sprout's master artist and co-host of The Sunny Side Up Show (Sprout's morning block and only LIVE show on television specifically designed for the preschool audience), Noodle and Doodle features arts, crafts and healthy recipes inspired by real preschoolers' experiences. With his new friends Noodle, a loveable puppet who likes to help in the kitchen, and Doodle, a virtual, electronic friend, Sean leads real preschoolers and viewers at home to make all kinds of kid-friendly creations. Viewers will discover healthy recipes and clever crafts that families can create together using materials from around the home.
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 Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 12/20/2014 / 8:30a-9a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-12-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 11/29/2014 / 8:30a-9a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-11-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 12/6/2014 / 8:30a-9a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-12-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 10/4/2014 8:30a-9a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-10-04
Episode # 10/4/2014 / NAD107
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 11/8/2014 / 8:30a-9a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-11-08
Episode # 11/8/2014 / NAD101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 10/18/2014 / 8:30a-9a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-10-18
Episode # 10/18/2014 / NAD104
Reason for Preemption Public Interest

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 11/22/2014 / 8:30a-9a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-11-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 10/25/2014 / 8:30a-9a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-10-25
Episode # 10/25/2014 / NAD102
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 Ryan C. Johnson
Address 10000 Perkins Road
City Baton Rouge
State LA
Zip 70810
Telephone Number 225-768-9220
Email Address ryan.johnson@tvbatonrouge.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. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program supliers, the licensee hereby certifies that the station fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs, as specified at 47 C.F.R. Section 73.670 , with respect to all programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under. The station did not broadcast an analog signal this quarter. The licensee's response to Question 7 (b) therefore, assumes that the station's current main program stream serves as the equivalent to the station's former analog channel.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11a-11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on the award-winning books by British illustrator and author Lara Jones, Poppy Cat is an adorable and curious feline who loves to explore with her colorful mix of animal friends. First published in 2003 in the UK (with over 2.5 million copies sold worldwide since then), Poppy Cat was specifically written, and now animated, for a preschool audience. Each adventure is told from the point-of-view of Lara, a young girl with a vivid imagination and extraordinary storytelling ability who talks to her faithful cat Poppy. They travel to destinations full of fantasy and magic for fun-filled adventures in pirate ships, hot air balloons and rocket rides.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30a-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Get ready for playful adventures with Chica as the doors of "The Costume Coop" open for business! Every preschooler loves to dress up and now they can join Chica, everyone's favorite chicken, for play dates that will take them under the sea, rocketing into space and time traveling back to caveman days. Set in a colorful, quirky shop stuffed to the beams with every kind of costume, accessory and prop imaginable "The Chica Show" is a Sprout Original preschool sitcom that features animation, live-action and a whole lot of surprises.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10a-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tree Fu Tom is a children's series which features David Tennant and Sophie Aldred as voice lead characters Tom and Twigs in a multi-platform fantasy action adventure series. Children at home can participate in the story, moving along with Tom to create Tree Fu magic. Tree Fu Tom is about the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom who, with the power of 'movement magic' called 'Tree Fu', can transform into a tiny but mighty magical super hero and travel to a wondrous enchanted kingdom called Treetopolis that exists in a tree in his back garden.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title LazyTown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30a-11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends ("human" puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating "Sports candy" (aka fruits and vegetabes), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities including playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Astroblast!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9a-9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Astroblast!" follows the adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station - the coolest hangout in the galaxy. The team of animals who run it are the best of friends - Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet - all under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus. But when you stick five friends with very different personalities in one place - things are bound to get messy. Through it all, the "Astroblast!" crew accept their differences, help one another, make new friends, and discover that getting along is always out of this world.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30a-12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Noodle and Doodle is a full-length, live-action series featuring arts, crafts and cooking for preschoolers and their families. Hosted by Sean, Sprout's master artist and co-host of The Sunny Side Up Show (Sprout's morning block and only LIVE show on television specifically designed for the preschool audience), Noodle and Doodle features arts, crafts and healthy recipes inspired by real preschoolers' experiences. With his new friends Noodle, a loveable puppet who likes to help in the kitchen, and Doodle, a virtual, electronic friend, Sean leads real preschoolers and viewers at home to make all kinds of kid-friendly creations. Viewers will discover healthy recipes and clever crafts that families can create together using materials from around the home.

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.

Knight Broadcasting of Baton Rouge License Corp.


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