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

FRN:
0021781158
File Number:
CPR-144394
Submit Date:
07/10/2013
Call Sign:
KIAH
Facility ID:
23394
City:
HOUSTON
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/10/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2013

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 Houston
Web Home Page Address www.39online.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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title (38.2) Curiosity Quest Goes Green
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosity Quest Goes Green allows children to explore the world of 'green' living. The series educates and informs youngsters about recycling, saving energy and protecting the environment. The series also promotes children's writing and creative skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title (38.2) Young America Outdoors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00pm & 12:30pm
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. Young America Outdoors introduces viewers to the wide variety of outdoor activities, fishing, hand-gliding, horseback riding, hiking, and camping. The series also provides information on wilderness survival skills and emphasizes safety outdoors as well as environmental awareness and responsible use of our natural resources.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title (38.1) Now Eat This! with Rocco DiSpirito
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am
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 30 minute episode is focused on an individual, or a family, and their issues related to food and health. Examples include guests and families struggling with weight issues; trying to feed budding athletes; eating right on a budget; fighting serious health issues like diabetes; simply desiring to live a healthier life. Through the course of each episode, Rocco teaches the guest(s) and viewers important information about food and nutrition, guiding them to make better choices with the food they eat. In the process, they'll learn to cook, Rocco style. Fun and entertaining, and loaded with valuable takeaway information. Each episode ends with a renewed sense of purpose, and a commitment to change for the better.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title (38.2) Head's Up!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Head's Up is a series about astronomy and astronautics that takes young viewers beyond the basics of the Big Dipper and the moon and introduces them to the magical content and practical context of the night sky.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title (38.2) Critter Gitters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am
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 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Series features a non-violent, adventurous format that can be enjoyed by the entire family while stimulating creativity, promoting team work, and showcasing moral dilemmas and social values. A search and rescue, animal adventure-themed series with an entertaining twist of investigative and detective "super sleuthing" by a group of neighborhood kids, a veterinarian, a marine biologist, a zany professor, and colorful neighborhood characters. Action and stimulating story lines combined with compelling situations along with kids' natural curiosity and a love for animals. Series features a diverse cast providing positive role models.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title (38.2) Curiosity Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosity Quest is an upbeat, family, educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Green ventures on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational exploration. In addition, throughout each program, Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode. Joel's enthusiastic personality often lands him in hilarious situations in pursuit of the answer.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title (38.1) On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30am
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. On The Spot challenges 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 correct answer.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title (38.1) The New Adventures of Nanoboy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:00am (4/1/13 - 4/13/13)
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 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Nanoboy is an action comedy about a boy who transforms into the world's smallest superhero to fight microscopic villians too small for the naked eye. In the micro cosmot, the tiny world of cells, molocules and atoms, a battle of good versus evil rages as each week Nanoby, tinier than the average cell, takes on the bad to the bone bacteria while trying to survive the biggest challenge of all being a 10 year old!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title (38.1) Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00am (4/20/13 - 6/30/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize around the globe to protect the world from natural and man made disasters. Each half hour is comprised of two 11 minutes episodes. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages to keep an open mind, ask for help, face your fears, persistence pays off, be prepared, and emphasizes procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title (38.1) Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30am
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 aims to provide a safe learning environment for young viewers to become more informed about the gamut of possible careers available to them to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title (38.1) The New Adventures of Nanoboy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am
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 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Nanoboy is an action comedy about a boy who transforms into the world's smallest superhero to fight microscopic villians too small for the naked eye. In the micro cosmot, the tiny world of cells, molocules and atoms, a battle of good versus evil rages as each week Nanoby, tinier than the average cell, takes on the bad to the bone bacteria while trying to survive the biggest challenge of all being a 10 year old!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title (38.1) Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00am
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. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food, and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Certain episodes also explore animal features such as diet, locomotion, adaptation, and how animals take care of their young. Along the way, Animal Atlas educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. For a population of young viewers attuned to the importance of going "green," Animal Atlas is not only entertaining, it is culturally relevant and important.
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 Cindy Wilhite
Address 6910 Network Place
City Indianapolis
State IN
Zip 46278
Telephone Number (317) 715-2761
Email Address cwilhite@tribune.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. The correct response to Question No. 7(b) is NO inasmuch as the station has ceased analog operation. However, a YES response is required in order to enable the submission of this filing.

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title (38.1) Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize around the globe to protect the world from natural and man made disasters. Each half hour is comprised of two 11 minutes episodes. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages to keep an open mind, ask for help, face your fears, persistence pays off, be prepared, and emphasizes procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story.
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title (38.1) Family Style with Chef Jeff
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:00am (9/22/13 - 9/29/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. This program teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of our favorite dishes. The goal of the series is to help young viewers make well-informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition and health.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title (38.2) Curiosity Quest Goes Green
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am
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. Curiosity Quest Goes Green allows children to explore the world of 'green' living. The series educates and informs youngsters about recycling, saving energy and protecting the environment. The series also promotes children's writing and creative skills.
Other Matters (4 of 13) Response
Program Title (38.2) Young America Outdoors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00pm & 12:30pm
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. Young America Outdoors introduces viewers to the wide variety of outdoor activities, fishing, hand-gliding, horseback riding, hiking, and camping. The series also provides information on wilderness survival skills and emphasizes safety outdoors as well as environmental awareness and responsible use of our natural resources.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title (38.1) The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:30am (9/22/13 - 9/29/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. This program takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on earth, exploring each locations history and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title (38.2) Curiosity Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosity Quest is an upbeat, family, educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Green ventures on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational exploration. In addition, throughout each program, Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode. Joel's enthusiastic personality often lands him in hilarious situations in pursuit of the answer.
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title (38.1) Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 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. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food, and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Certain episodes also explore animal features such as diet, locomotion, adaptation, and how animals take care of their young. Along the way, Animal Atlas educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. For a population of young viewers attuned to the importance of going "green," Animal Atlas is not only entertaining, it is culturally relevant and important.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title (38.1) On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 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. On The Spot challenges 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 correct answer.
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title (38.2) Critter Gitters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Series features a non-violent, adventurous format that can be enjoyed by the entire family while stimulating creativity, promoting team work, and showcasing moral dilemmas and social values. A search and rescue, animal adventure-themed series with an entertaining twist of investigative and detective "super sleuthing" by a group of neighborhood kids, a veterinarian, a marine biologist, a zany professor, and colorful neighborhood characters. Action and stimulating story lines combined with compelling situations along with kids' natural curiosity and a love for animals. Series features a diverse cast providing positive role models.
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title (38.1) The New Adventures of Nanoboy
Origination Network
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 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Nanoboy is an action comedy about a boy who transforms into the world's smallest superhero to fight microscopic villians too small for the naked eye. In the micro cosmot, the tiny world of cells, molocules and atoms, a battle of good versus evil rages as each week Nanoby, tinier than the average cell, takes on the bad to the bone bacteria while trying to survive the biggest challenge of all being a 10 year old!
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title (38.2) Head's Up!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am
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. Head's Up is a series about astronomy and astronautics that takes young viewers beyond the basics of the Big Dipper and the moon and introduces them to the magical content and practical context of the night sky.
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title (38.1) Now Eat This!
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am (7/7/13 - 9/15/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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 30 minute episode is focused on an individual, or a family, and their issues related to food and health. Examples include guests and families struggling with weight issues; trying to feed budding athletes; eating right on a budget; fighting serious health issues like diabetes; simply desiring to live a healthier life. Through the course of each episode, Rocco teaches the guest(s) and viewers important information about food and nutrition, guiding them to make better choices with the food they eat. In the process, they'll learn to cook, Rocco style. Fun and entertaining, and loaded with valuable takeaway information. Each episode ends with a renewed sense of purpose, and a commitment to change for the better.
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title (38.1) Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30am (7/7/13 - 9/15/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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 aims to provide a safe learning environment for young viewers to become more informed about the gamut of possible careers available to them to explore.

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.

KIAH, LLC


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