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September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0012329926
File Number:
CPR-145332
Submit Date:
04/29/2014
Call Sign:
KSMO-TV
Facility ID:
33336
City:
KANSAS CITY
State:
MO
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/29/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2013

General Information

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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 My Network
Nielsen DMA Kansas City
Web Home Page Address www.myksmotv.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(13)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Iggy Arbuckle
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9/22-9/29/13 11:30-12 PM
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A significant purpose of National Geographic Kids' Iggy Arbuckle is to educate and inform children between the ages of 6 and 12. The educational and informational objectives of the series are: (1) to motivate children's interest in nature; (2) to introduce conservation ideas; (3) to inspire positive attitudes toward science, nature and education and (4) model age appropriate problem solving behavior. Each of the fifty-two 11-minute animated segments explores a different situational drama problem that main character Pig Ranger Iggy Arbuckle and his pal Jiggers must address as they care for and protect the Great Kookamunga. A fast-paced, animated buddy comedy series with character-driven stories that emphasize wild adventure, friendship and exploration of the natural world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00am 7/6-9/28 2013
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. Jarod Miller travels the United States and beyond, introducing children to the common, unique and unusual animals that inhabit the Earth. Each episode will teach children about the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Iggy Arbuckle
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9/22-9/29/13 11-11:30 AM
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A significant purpose of National Geographic Kids' Iggy Arbuckle is to educate and inform children between the ages of 6 and 12. The educational and informational objectives of the series are: (1) to motivate children's interest in nature; (2) to introduce conservation ideas; (3) to inspire positive attitudes toward science, nature and education and (4) model age appropriate problem solving behavior. Each of the fifty-two 11-minute animated segments explores a different situational drama problem that main character Pig Ranger Iggy Arbuckle and his pal Jiggers must address as they care for and protect the Great Kookamunga. A fast-paced, animated buddy comedy series with character-driven stories that emphasize wild adventure, friendship and exploration of the natural world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Toot & Puddle
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9/22-9/29/13 9:30-10 AM
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 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Toot & Puddle is a story of exploration, both home and afar; it's a story about being yourself and being a good friend. For ages 2-7, the series key educational and informational goals are: (1) to encourage exploration and adventure, exciting kids about the world (2) to teach children about other cultures, including geography, music and history and (3) to provide age-appropriate problem solving behavior for children to model how to be a good friend, how to be yourself and how to celebrate differences. Two friends, Toot and Puddle, live together in Woodcock Pocket. Toot loves to go see the world, Puddle prefers to stay at home. Each episode has one of the friends learning about life--whether it's through Toot's eyes with an international view or through Puddle's experiences back at home with their friends. Children learn about geography, conversational foreign language terms and cultural customs and traditions across the globe
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Are We There yet? World Adventure
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9/22-9/29/13 10-10:30 AM
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 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Are We There Yet? World Adventure is a global adventure series for kids by kids, hosted by very real brother and sister duos. Through journal entries, crayon-drawn travel logs, on-location kid chatter, and voice narration the hosts explore a world of playground-inspired adventures as they celebrate familiar childhood themes and experiences in some truly unfamiliar locations across the globe. For ages 4-8, the series has several educational and informational goals: (1) to teach basic geography and historical context of well-known world sights (2) to develop appreciation for and encourage reflection on similarities and differences between cultures (3) to reinforce the notion that we are all part of one big world, no matter how far away we are and (4) to inspire a sense of world exploration and adventure. The kid hosts bring viewers along on their unscripted adventures that embrace our cultural similarities and delight in our differences. In each episode our hosts visit a manmade or natural wonder, have an adventure involving animals, and learn about a new culture by visiting with local kids from different countries around the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Dog and cat training
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8 AM 7/6-9/28 2013
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. Dog and Cat training with Joel Silverman is an education/Informational series especially geared to ages 13-16. The Skills learned in each show is not only to improve training skills with Dogs and cats but will teach young people patience, kindness, responsability, determination and understanding-all needed in life, as well.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30am 7/6-9/28 2013
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 3
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. Animal Rescue serves the educational and informational needs of children 16 years of age and under with its program content, including safety tips and real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Are We There Yet? World Adventure
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9/22-9/29/13 10:30-11 AM
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 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Are We There Yet? World Adventure is a global adventure series for kids by kids, hosted by very real brother and sister duos. Through journal entries, crayon-drawn travel logs, on-location kid chatter, and voice narration the hosts explore a world of playground-inspired adventures as they celebrate familiar childhood themes and experiences in some truly unfamiliar locations across the globe. For ages 4-8, the series has several educational and informational goals: (1) to teach basic geography and historical context of well-known world sights (2) to develop appreciation for and encourage reflection on similarities and differences between cultures (3) to reinforce the notion that we are all part of one big world, no matter how far away we are and (4) to inspire a sense of world exploration and adventure. The kid hosts bring viewers along on their unscripted adventures that embrace our cultural similarities and delight in our differences. In each episode our hosts visit a manmade or natural wonder, have an adventure involving animals, and learn about a new culture by visiting with local kids from different countries around the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30am 7/6-9/28 2013
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, young adults must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training. As the National Alliance of Business recommended in its 1999 publication Preparing Young People for Tomorrow. Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work. The programs motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30am 7/6-9/28 2013
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in reserving aquatic environments and wildlife, by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:00am 7/6-9/28 2013
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 4
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 series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principals combining skill and creativity. It also demonstrates real world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Kansas city Zoo show
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30 AM 7/7-9/29 2013
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 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The KC Zoo show is a locally produced educational program hosted by KCTV personalities. The KC Zoo show highlights the animals and activities at the Kansas City Zoo. Children learn about the habits and biology of wildlife from all over the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9/22-9/29/13 9-9:30 AM
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 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies is designed to promote preschool children's appreciation and understanding of animal life and to foster their recognition of ways in which animal and human experiences are similar and different. For ages 2-6, the series has four educational and informational goals: (1) to foster understanding of animal customs and behaviors, (2) to encourage reflection on similarities and differences between their own lives and the animals' lives, (3) to introduce preschool children to an array of different animals in the kingdom and enrich their ability to describe and communicate about them and (4) to motivate preschool children to appreciate the wonder and beauty of animals and animal life. In each episode, children will be immersed in a topic that will be the basis of a compelling story with a problem and resolution. Sample topics include: grooming habits, communication, caring for the young, eating habits, shelter, etc. Children will leave the episode with a simple, clear understanding of how this topic can play out in the animal world. They will be exposed to a variety of situations/customs that will invite them to consider how this topic plays out in their own lives and what it means to them, e.g., what does shelter mean to me? How do I deal with cold weather? How do I communicate? etc.
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 Dale Jacobson
Address 4500 Shawnee Mission Parkway
City Fairway
State KS
Zip 66205
Telephone Number (913) 677-7238
Email Address dale.jacobson@kctv5.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 suppliers, 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. The station has terminated analog operations. Accordingly, questions 7(a) and 7(b) are no longer applicable. Meredith Corporation , licensee of KSMO-TV, Kansas City, Missouri, timely filed the FCC Form 398 Children's Television Programming Report reflecting information for the period ending September 30, 2013 on October 23, 2013. Licensee received confirmation number 145332 following its submission of the report. On April 29, 2014, the licensee amended its report to reflect certain information relating to the programming that was broadcast on the station's digital multicast channel. "

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00am
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. Jarod Miller travels the United States and beyond, introducing children to the common, unique and unusual animals that inhabit the Earth. Each episode will teach children about the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30am
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, young adults must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training. As the National Alliance of Business recommended in its 1999 publication Preparing Young People for Tomorrow. Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work. The programs motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Dog and Cat Training With Joel Silverman
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am
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. Dog and Cat training with Joel Silverman is an education/Informational series especially geared to ages 13-16. The Skills learned in each show is not only to improve training skills with Dogs and cats but will teach young people patience, kindness, responsability, determination and understanding-all needed in life, as well.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Are We there Yet? Multicast
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 10:30-11 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Are We There Yet? World Adventure is a global adventure series for kids by kids, hosted by very real brother and sister duos. Through journal entries, crayon-drawn travel logs, on-location kid chatter, and voice narration the hosts explore a world of playground-inspired adventures as they celebrate familiar childhood themes and experiences in some truly unfamiliar locations across the globe. For ages 4-8, the series has several educational and informational goals: (1) to teach basic geography and historical context of well-known world sights (2) to develop appreciation for and encourage reflection on similarities and differences between cultures (3) to reinforce the notion that we are all part of one big world, no matter how far away we are and (4) to inspire a sense of world exploration and adventure. The kid hosts bring viewers along on their unscripted adventures that embrace our cultural similarities and delight in our differences. In each episode our hosts visit a manmade or natural wonder, have an adventure involving animals, and learn about a new culture by visiting with local kids from different countries around the world.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies Multicast
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies is designed to promote preschool children's appreciation and understanding of animal life and to foster their recognition of ways in which animal and human experiences are similar and different. For ages 2-6, the series has four educational and informational goals: (1) to foster understanding of animal customs and behaviors, (2) to encourage reflection on similarities and differences between their own lives and the animals' lives, (3) to introduce preschool children to an array of different animals in the kingdom and enrich their ability to describe and communicate about them and (4) to motivate preschool children to appreciate the wonder and beauty of animals and animal life. In each episode, children will be immersed in a topic that will be the basis of a compelling story with a problem and resolution. Sample topics include: grooming habits, communication, caring for the young, eating habits, shelter, etc. Children will leave the episode with a simple, clear understanding of how this topic can play out in the animal world. They will be exposed to a variety of situations/customs that will invite them to consider how this topic plays out in their own lives and what it means to them, e.g., what does shelter mean to me? How do I deal with cold weather? How do I communicate? etc.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:00am
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 series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principals combining skill and creativity. It also demonstrates real world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Are we There Yet? Multicast
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 10-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Are We There Yet? World Adventure is a global adventure series for kids by kids, hosted by very real brother and sister duos. Through journal entries, crayon-drawn travel logs, on-location kid chatter, and voice narration the hosts explore a world of playground-inspired adventures as they celebrate familiar childhood themes and experiences in some truly unfamiliar locations across the globe. For ages 4-8, the series has several educational and informational goals: (1) to teach basic geography and historical context of well-known world sights (2) to develop appreciation for and encourage reflection on similarities and differences between cultures (3) to reinforce the notion that we are all part of one big world, no matter how far away we are and (4) to inspire a sense of world exploration and adventure. The kid hosts bring viewers along on their unscripted adventures that embrace our cultural similarities and delight in our differences. In each episode our hosts visit a manmade or natural wonder, have an adventure involving animals, and learn about a new culture by visiting with local kids from different countries around the world.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title The Kansas City Zoo Show
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 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 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The KC Zoo show is a locally produced educational program hosted by KCTV personalities. The KC Zoo show highlights the animals and activities at the Kansas City Zoo. Children learn about the habits and biology of wildlife from all over the world.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Toot & Puddle Multicast
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30-10 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Toot & Puddle is a story of exploration, both home and afar; it's a story about being yourself and being a good friend. For ages 2-6, the series key educational and informational goals are: (1) to encourage exploration and adventure, exciting kids about the world (2) to teach children about other cultures, including geography, music and history and (3) to provide age-appropriate problem solving behavior for children to model how to be a good friend, how to be yourself and how to celebrate differences. Two friends, Toot and Puddle, live together in Woodcock Pocket. Toot loves to go see the world, Puddle prefers to stay at home. Each episode has one of the friends learning about life--whether it's through Toot's eyes with an international view or through Puddle's experiences back at home with their friends. Children learn about geography, conversational foreign language terms and cultural customs and traditions across the globe.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Live LIFE AND Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 10 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. LIVE LIFE and WIN! is a weekly Educational/Informational (E/I), nationally syndicated TV series highlighting inspirational teen success stories with segments featuring Extraordinary Teens, Breaking Barriers, Giving Back, and Nutrition & Exercise with a focus on the arts, school, sports, community and teen entrepreneurship. LIVE LIFE and WIN! helps teens discover and learn strategies and attributes to achieve personal dreams, explore volunteerism as an opportunity to build character and uncover personal passions, and gain knowledge about life skills necessary to LIVE LIFE and WIN!
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in reserving aquatic environments and wildlife, by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Iggy Arbuckle Multicast
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 11:30 AM-12 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A significant purpose of National Geographic Kids' Iggy Arbuckle is to educate and inform children between the ages of 6 and 12. The educational and informational objectives of the series are: (1) to motivate children's interest in nature; (2) to introduce conservation ideas; (3) to inspire positive attitudes toward science, nature and education and (4) model age appropriate problem solving behavior. Each of the fifty-two 11-minute animated segments explores a different situational drama problem that main character Pig Ranger Iggy Arbuckle and his pal Jiggers must address as they care for and protect the Great Kookamunga. A fast-paced, animated buddy comedy series with character-driven stories that emphasize wild adventure, friendship and exploration of the natural world.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30am
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. Animal Rescue serves the educational and informational needs of children 16 years of age and under with its program content, including safety tips and real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Iggy Arbuckle Multicast
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 11-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A significant purpose of National Geographic Kids' Iggy Arbuckle is to educate and inform children between the ages of 6 and 12. The educational and informational objectives of the series are: (1) to motivate children's interest in nature; (2) to introduce conservation ideas; (3) to inspire positive attitudes toward science, nature and education and (4) model age appropriate problem solving behavior. Each of the fifty-two 11-minute animated segments explores a different situational drama problem that main character Pig Ranger Iggy Arbuckle and his pal Jiggers must address as they care for and protect the Great Kookamunga. A fast-paced, animated buddy comedy series with character-driven stories that emphasize wild adventure, friendship and exploration of the natural world.

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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.

Meredith Corporation


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