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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:
0005047105
File Number:
CPR-154005
Submit Date:
04/10/2014
Call Sign:
KTXL
Facility ID:
10205
City:
SACRAMENTO
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2014
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 FOX
Nielsen DMA Sacramento-Stock-Modesto
Web Home Page Address www.fox40.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(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Family Style W/Chef Jeff
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:00am-7:30am, 01/01/2014-03/31/2014
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. (Digital 40.1) Family Style with Chef Jeff teaches young viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to healthy, life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode demostrates how viewers can cook healthier versions of their favorite dishes and provides valuable health and nutrition information in a fun, interesting format. Family Style uses structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on current health-related information. The program also includes positive reinforcement through the use of nutrition quizzes and health tips with the ultimate goal of helping young viewers make better, more informative choices about their eating habits, nutrition and health.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 9) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30am-9am, 01/01/2014-03/31/2014
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 0
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. (Digital 40.1) On The Spot is a question and answer show challenging viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer. The show uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. The format allows a wide range of topics to be blended. The program also succeeds in modeling all ages, races and genders as successful, knowledgeable individuals. Although there are right and wrong answers, there are right answers from people that every audience member can idenify with so that they see a representative from their own group succeeding. In turn, it also allows viewers to learn respect for those outside their own group.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30am-8am, 01/01/2014-03/31/2014
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. (Digital 40.1) The weekly half hour series features stories about world class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. Examples include Patrick Pedraja, a 14 year old actor and philanthropist who traveled America by RV, raising awareness for cancer by signing donors up for the National Marrow Registry. Another example is Turquoise Thompson, who sprinted her way into the record books and earned herself a full scholarship to UCLA. And then there is Kimberly Anyadike, who became the youngest pilot to fly across the country and sisters Marni and Berni Barta who created Kidflicks, a nonprofit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children in hospitals all across the country.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9am-9:30am, 01/01/2014-03/31/2014
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. (Digital 40.1) Animal Atlas make the animal world entertaining, enlightening and informational. The series uses humor, natural visuals and an every day attitude to reach the minds of young viewers. It uses a friendly and fascinating presentation of information to engage young viewers and broaden their knowledge and perspective of the animal world. Viewers are exposed to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers and animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and elsewhere. Viewers discover the variety of places and situations that animals live in, how they find food and what they eat, how they play and care for their young, and the dynamics of the family units they live in. Animal Atlas also educates young viewers about endangered species and provides useful information on wildlife conservation. The show incorporates the learning catagories of life sciences, biological sciences and critical thinking skills in teaching viewers about animals and nature.
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 Animal Atlas
List date and time rescheduled 01/04/2014 2:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-01-04
Episode # 01/04/2014 #1006
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Word Travels
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9am-9:30am, 9:30am-10am, 01/01/2014-03/31/2014
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital 40.2) World Travels follows freelance journalist Robin Esrock and national travel columnist Julia Dimon as they juggle deadlines, jetlag, culture shock and each other on their quest to file travel stories. The program follows their travels to 36 countries across six continents. World Travel gives viewers a glimpse of the adventure as well as the not so glamorous aspects of being a travel journalist. It allows viewers to see how individuals in other countries live their daily lives and introduces differences in cultures and languages. The program also demonstates how to write stories and what goes into good journalistic story-telling.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue Classics
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 7am-7:30am, 7:30am-8am 01/01/2014-03/31/2014
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital 40.2) Animal Rescue Classics shows people around the world who are devoted to helping sick, injured and abused animals. The program provides background information on the species and instructs children in the proper care and safety of the animals. The show's aim is to instruct in proper animal treatment, care and protection. It also introduces children to professions that deal in the care of all types of animals around the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30am-10am, 01/01/2014-03/31/2014
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. (Digital 40.1)Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. Each week the E-Co Team reports on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and will share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show provides practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
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 Eco Company
List date and time rescheduled 01/04/2014 2:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-01-04
Episode # 01/04/2014 #202
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 8am-8:30am, 8:30am-9am 01/01/2014-03/31/2014
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital 40.2) Swap TV follows teenagers from different backgrounds who swap lives for a weekend. Young viewers get exposed to different cultures and family units and learn what it takes to adjust to a new situation. The show teaches tolerance of races, creeds and backgrounds and models respect for alternate social values and ways of life. Information is presented in an entertaining and informative way that engages viewers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 9) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8am-8:30am, 01/01/2014-03/31/2014
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. (Digital 40.1) The Coolest Places On Earth takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most amazing and astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and works of nature. Each location's history and culture is explored. Each episode features three specific locations and delivers fast-paced information to engage the young viewer. The program features facts about history, geography and culture with a goal of providing young viewers with inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the diverse world aroung them.
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 Sandra Mansfield
Address 4655 Fruitridge Road
City Sacramento
State CA
Zip 95820
Telephone Number 916-454-4422
Email Address Sandra.Mansfield@Fox40.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. KTXL ceased analog broadcast on June 12, 2009, thus the answer to Question 7(b) should be No. KTXL became an affilate of the Antenna TV network, carries on channel 40.2 on January 1, 2011. Schedule changes in the 3rd and 4th quarters are due to the fall broadcast season.

Other Matters (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 8am-8:30am, 8:30am-9am, 04/01/2014-06/30/2014
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. (Digital 40.2) Swap TV follows teenagers from different backgrounds who swap lives for a weekend. Young viewers get exposed to different cultures and family units and learn what it takes to adjust to a new situation. The show teaches tolerance of races, creeds and backgrounds and models respect for alternate social values and ways of life. Information is presented in an entertaining and informative way that engages viewers.
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 7:30am-8am; 04/01/2014-06/30/2014
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. (Digital 40.1) The weekly half hour series features stories about world class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. Examples include Patrick Pedraja, a 14 year old actor and philanthropist who traveled America by RV, raising awareness for cancer by signing donors up for the National Marrow Registry. Another example is Turquoise Thompson, who sprinted her way into the record books and earned herself a full scholarship to UCLA. And then there is Kimberly Anyadike, who became the youngest pilot to fly across the country and sisters Marni and Berni Barta who created Kidflicks, a nonprofit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children in hospitals all across the country.
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 9:30am-10am; 04/01/2014-06/30/2014
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. (Digital 40.1) Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. Each week the E-Co Team reports on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and will share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show provides practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 9am-9:30am; 04/01/2014-06/30/2014
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. (Digital 40.1) Animal Atlas make the animal world entertaining, enlightening and informational. The series uses humor, natural visuals and an every day attitude to reach the minds of young viewers. It uses a friendly and fascinating presentation of information to engage young viewers and broaden their knowledge and perspective of the animal world. Viewers are exposed to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers and animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and elsewhere. Viewers discover the variety of places and situations that animals live in, how they find food and what they eat, how they play and care for their young, and the dynamics of the family units they live in. Animal Atlas also educates young viewers about endangered species and provides useful information on wildlife conservation. The show incorporates the learning catagories of life sciences, biological sciences and critical thinking skills in teaching viewers about animals and nature.
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Word Travels
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9am-9:30am, 9:30am-10am, 04/01/2014-06/30/2014
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. (Digital 40.2) World Travels follows freelance journalist Robin Esrock and national travel columnist Julia Dimon as they juggle deadlines, jetlag, culture shock and each other on their quest to file travel stories. The program follows their travels to 36 countries across six continents. World Travel gives viewers a glimpse of the adventure as well as the not so glamorous aspects of being a travel journalist. It allows viewers to see how individuals in other countries live their daily lives and introduces differences in cultures and languages. The program also demonstates how to write stories and what goes into good journalistic story-telling.
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue Classics
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 7am-7:30am, 7:30am-8am 04/01/2014-06/30/2014
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. (Digital 40.2) Animal Rescue Classics shows people around the world who are devoted to helping sick, injured and abused animals. The program provides background information on the species and instructs children in the proper care and safety of the animals. The show's aim is to instruct in proper animal treatment, care and protection. It also introduces children to professions that deal in the care of all types of animals around the world.
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 8:30am-9am; 04/01/2014-06/30/2014
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. (Digital 40.1) On The Spot is a question and answer show challenging viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer. The show uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. The format allows a wide range of topics to be blended. The program also succeeds in modeling all ages, races and genders as successful, knowledgeable individuals. Although there are right and wrong answers, there are right answers from people that every audience member can idenify with so that they see a representative from their own group succeeding. In turn, it also allows viewers to learn respect for those outside their own group.
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 8am-8:30am; 04/01/2014-06/30/2014
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. (Digital 40.1) The Coolest Places On Earth takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most amazing and astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and works of nature. Each location's history and culture is explored. Each episode features three specific locations and delivers fast-paced information to engage the young viewer. The program features facts about history, geography and culture with a goal of providing young viewers with inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the diverse world aroung them.
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Family Style W/Chef Jeff
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 7am-7:30am; 04/01/2014-06/30/2014
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. (Digital 40.1) Family Style with Chef Jeff teaches young viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to healthy, life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode demostrates how viewers can cook healthier versions of their favorite dishes and provides valuable health and nutrition information in a fun, interesting format. Family Style uses structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on current health-related information. The program also includes positive reinforcement through the use of nutrition quizzes and health tips with the ultimate goal of helping young viewers make better, more informative choices about their eating habits, nutrition and health.

Certification

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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.

KTXL, LLC


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