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

FRN:
0003471398
File Number:
CPR-132181
Submit Date:
07/09/2012
Call Sign:
KSTW
Facility ID:
23428
City:
TACOMA
State:
WA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/09/2012
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 CW
Nielsen DMA Seattle-Tacoma
Web Home Page Address www.kstw.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? No

Digital Core Programs(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 12 Noon-12:30 PM
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 Mystery Hunters viewers are taken on a half-hour trip behind the scenes of the world's most thrilling paranormal riddles. The documentary-like show is hosted by teens Araya Mengesha and Christina Broccolini, who travel around the world interviewing experts and reenacting scenes in an attempt to solve years-old mysteries and ghost stories. Their sidekick, Doubting Dave, is based in the Mystery Lab, where he conducts experiments that tie into each episode.
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 Cubix: Robots for Everyone
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:30-8:00 AM
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Cubix: Robots for Everyone takes place in the year 2040 in Bubble Town where robots outnumber humans. Robots are made in RobixCorp. Everyone has a robot, each with its own unique duty. This show centers around the Botties, a special club for people who know how to fix robots. But robots are going crazy all over Bubble Town all of a sudden, and no one knows why.
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 Cubix: Robots for Everyone
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:00-7:30 AM
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Cubix: Robots for Everyone takes place in the year 2040 in Bubble Town where robots outnumber humans. Robots are made in RobixCorp. Everyone has a robot, each with its own unique duty. This show centers around the Botties, a special club for people who know how to fix robots. But robots are going crazy all over Bubble Town all of a sudden, and no one knows why.
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 Whaddyado?
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:30-1:00 PM
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 teens will learn lessons about how to react when perilous situations and everyday problems occur. Real footage and re-enactments mix with teen-on-the-street interviews and expert opinions on what to do.
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 Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12 Noon-12:30 PM
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. Real life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like, and what it takes, to choose a particular profession.
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 Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 12:30-1:00 PM
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 show provides this age group with an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video and home entertainement industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques and strategies needed to enter these fields.
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 Jenna Haskins
Address 1000 Dexter Ave N Suite 205
City Seattle
State WA
Zip 98109
Telephone Number 206-861-8891
Email Address jenna.haskins@kstwtv.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. During 2nd Quarter 2012, KSTW-TV aired numerous PSAs for the community, many of which were specifically designed to educate children. Our intent is to educate kids about issues such as drug use, the environment, reading, and community involvement.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Cubix: Robots for Everyone
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:00-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Cubix: Robots for Everyone takes place in the year 2040 in Bubble Town where robots outnumber humans. Robots are made in RobixCorp. Everyone has a robot, each with its own unique duty. This show centers around the Botties, a special club for people who know how to fix robots. But robots are going crazy all over Bubble Town all of a sudden, and no one knows why.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Whaddyado?
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:30-1:00 PM
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 teens will learn lessons about how to react when perious situations and everyday problems occur. Real footage and re-enactments mix with teen-on-the-street interviews and expert opinions on what to do.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12 Noon-12:30 PM
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. Real life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like, and what it takes, to choose a particular profession.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 12 Noon-12:30 PM
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. In Mystery Hunters viewers are taken on a half-hour trip behind the scenes of the world's most thrilling paranormal riddles. The documentary-like show is hosted by teens Araya Mengesha and Christina Broccolini, who travel around the world interviewing experts and reenacting scenes in an attempt to solve years-old mysteries and ghost stories. Their sidekick, Doubting Dave, is based in the Mystery Lab, where he conducts experiments that tie into each episode.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 12:30-1:00 PM
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 show provides this age group with an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video and home entertainment industries, as well as learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques and strategies needed to enter these fields.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Cubix: Robots for Everyone
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:30-8:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Cubix: Robots for Everyone takes place in the year 2040 in Bubble Town where robots outnumber humans. Robots are made in RobixCorp. Everyone has a robot, each with its own unique duty. This show centers around the Botties, a special club for people who know how to fix robots. But robots are going crazy all over Bubble Town all of a sudden, and no one knows why.

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.

The CW Television Stations Inc


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