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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0027496082
File Number:
CPR-153261
Submit Date:
08/25/2015
Call Sign:
KVOS-TV
Facility ID:
35862
City:
BELLINGHAM
State:
WA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
08/25/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First 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 METV
Nielsen DMA Seattle-Tacoma
Web Home Page Address www.otabroadcasting.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 336.0
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(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Trough critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus and history, culture, geography, and international customs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00 AM & 10:30 AM 01/29 to 03/31
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
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. Multicast. This program features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Beta Records
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00 AM 1/01 to 01/28
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast. BETA Records TV is a weekly half-hour music centric show that follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major & indie artist interviews and unplugged performances in BETA's studios, "Electro" Ross Blomgren's tutorials and how-to's, producer & music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00 PM & 12:30 PM 01/29 to 03/31
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
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. Multicast. Program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allow teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about earths ever-changing ecosystem.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30, 9:00 AM
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary schools students from 2nd through 8th grade, School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit student's works.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country s rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital. The Edgemont series is designed to entertain its youth audience and also to inform and educate these viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. Storylines focus on the social and emotional challenges that every secondary school student faces, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships. The programs illustrate the possible consequences of choices that these viewers may face, and these outcomes provide "life lessons" that are shown plainly to the teen audience. Edgemont further benefits its viewers by opening dialogue with peers and potentially also parents and educators regarding the topics portrayed in the series.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey, Eli Too
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday to Friday 4:30 PM 01/01 to 01/28
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
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. Multicast. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company" which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of "End of Another Day" which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Tomorrow/Today
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00 AM & 11:30 AM 01/29 to 03/31
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
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. Multicast. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology.
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 Carol La Fever
Address 3223 3rd Ave S.Suite 200
City Seattle
State WA
Zip 98134
Telephone Number (206) 624 2222
Email Address clafever@otabroadcasting.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. Amended 398 reports are being filed as the original reports, which were timely filed (and attached as exhibit hereto) included error in calculation of the number of hours of E/I programming which aired on the station. These errors are corrected on the Amended Reports. Station under delivered on E/I programming but made up the underdelivery in Q2 2014.

Other Matters (8)

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Other Matters (1 of 8) Response
Program Title Tomorrow/Today
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00 AM & 11:30 AM
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. Multicast. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology.
Other Matters (2 of 8) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00 AM
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. Main Digital. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (3 of 8) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30, 9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary schools students from 2nd through 8th grade, School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit student's works.
Other Matters (4 of 8) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30 AM
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. Main digital. The Edgemont series is designed to entertain its youth audience and also to inform and educate these viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. Storylines focus on the social and emotional challenges that every secondary school student faces, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships. The programs illustrate the possible consequences of choices that these viewers may face, and these outcomes provide "life lessons" that are shown plainly to the teen audience. Edgemont further benefits its viewers by opening dialogue with peers and potentially also parents and educators regarding the topics portrayed in the series.
Other Matters (5 of 8) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. Main Digital. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country s rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Other Matters (6 of 8) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00 AM & 10:30 AM
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. Multicast. This program features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world.
Other Matters (7 of 8) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00 PM & 12:30 PM
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. Multicast. Program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allow teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about earths ever-changing ecosystem.
Other Matters (8 of 8) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 AM
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. Main Digital. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Trough critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus and history, culture, geography, and international customs.

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.

OTA BROADCASTING (SEA), LLC


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