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

FRN:
0002710192
File Number:
CPR-144138
Submit Date:
07/09/2013
Call Sign:
KASW
Facility ID:
7143
City:
PHOENIX
State:
AZ
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/09/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second 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 cw
Nielsen DMA Phoenix
Web Home Page Address www.azfamily.com/cw6

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 0.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 0.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(0)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (7)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 7) Response
Program Title M@D ABOUT... (KASW 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SUN 8:00AM 04/07/13 - 06/30/13
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions -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. M@d About is a weekly, half-hour sketch comedy/variety show aimed at educating and entertaining kids. Episodes use a creative mixture of humor, improv, animation, and viewer generated video. Mad About conveys important messages about Life Skills such as personal finance, health & nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision making in a fun and entertaining way. Each TV episode relies on a small company of skilled comedic actors to explore significant topics within a subject area. It incorporates comic monologues, sketch and improv comedy, eye catching animation, music videos, humorous man on the street interviews, and viewer created questions about lifes issues. Targets teens 13-16
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 7) Response
Program Title The New Adventures of Nanoboy (KASW 61.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SAT 7:00AM 04/06/13 - 04/13/13
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 2
Number of Preemptions 0
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 on an episode by episode basis, Oscar, in the role of his alterego, Nanoboy, harnesses and uses the power of science and technology to save his microscopic world from the meanest and ugliest villains around. In doing so, he teaches target viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve difficult problems and meet important aims. This learning becomes all the more impactful because young viewers can readily relate to Oscar. He's bright and fun-loving, and like all kids, he's not perfect. Oscar is small for his age, athletically challenged, and perhaps even a bit nerdy. But when Oscar and his friends are faced with peril, Oscar magically transforms from every kid into amazing Nanoboy. Through observation, viewers gain the motivation to use learning, knowledge, and action to transform themselves to meet challenges in their own lives. The target audience for Nanoboy is made up of five to ten year-old boys and girls across a broad spectrum of racial, ethnic, and socio-economic categories. The level of educational content is varied so as to be interesting and meaningful to children throughout the age range -- challenging younger viewers and reinforcing learning for older ones.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 7) Response
Program Title PETS TV (KASW 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SUN 8:30AM 04/07/13 - 06/30/13
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions -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. Pets TV exposes kids to everything pets. Shows how pets relate to their lives and interests of the owners. Shares with viewer the orgins of how certain animals became pets in their geographic location. Motivate audience to pursue more information about pets. Offers message to kids about responsiblity, priorities, commitment and perserverance to pets. Targets teens 13 to 16
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 7) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT (KASW 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SUN 9:00AM 04/07/13 - 06/30/13
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 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. On The Spot is a series tapping knowledge across a series of subject areas: geography, art,technology, science, math, history, language, music, and sports. It also addresses general cultural knowledge. The format is a series of seemingly random questions to individuals who are either of school age or adults past the age of high school graduation. There are three fundamental educational benefits to this format. First, it taps into fact retrieval in the curriculum. Second, and more important, it expands the information beyond fact retrieval. Third, and most important, it addresses what educators call non cognitive factors for student success. These are factors that can measurably improve student achievement without specifically involving material to be tested. These include self-esteem and frames in which students see learning occurring. By removing information from the academic silos where it is generally taught and moving it, literally, to the mall, it forces a synthesis that is difficult to achieve in an academic setting. The fact that correct answers are giving by diverse ethnicities and ages, by both genders, and not by stereotypes of smart people' is essential. It means that anyone can own information. The fact that young people will see this on television in a non academic setting is also very important. Whatever the curriculum or information, knowledge becomes the star-and is demonstrated by every type of person.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (5 of 7) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS (KASW 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SUN 9:30AM 04/07/13 - 06/30/13
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 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. Mystery Hunters features hosts Araya and Christina investigate real life reports of mysteries such as ghosts, monsters, vampires and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, is featured in two segments; the first attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been emailed in by viewers, in a feature called "V-Files", the second segment teaches viewers a way to create your own versions of the mysteries in the show in his "Mystery Lab" segment. The show aims to teach critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing to encourage children to question the world around them. Through travel and investigation of ancient mysteries; focusing on history, culture, geography and international customs. Target teens 13 to 16
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes (KASW 61.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sat 7:00am 04/20/13 - 06/29/13
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 11
Number of Preemptions 0
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. Rescue Heroes target age is and program designed to serve the educational needs of children 6-11. 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-minute episodes. Social and emotional character stories are ebedded 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 emphaxizes procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips and information relating to educational message portrayed in the story.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (7 of 7) Response
Program Title The New Adventures of Nanoboy (KASW 61.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sat 7:30am 04/06/13 - 06/29/13
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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 on an episode by episode basis, Oscar, in the role of his alterego, Nanoboy, harnesses and uses the power of science and technology to save his microscopic world from the meanest and ugliest villains around. In doing so, he teaches target viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve difficult problems and meet important aims. This learning becomes all the more impactful because young viewers can readily relate to Oscar. He's bright and fun-loving, and like all kids, he's not perfect. Oscar is small for his age, athletically challenged, and perhaps even a bit nerdy. But when Oscar and his friends are faced with peril, Oscar magically transforms from every kid into amazing Nanoboy. Through observation, viewers gain the motivation to use learning, knowledge, and action to transform themselves to meet challenges in their own lives. The target audience for Nanoboy is made up of five to ten year-old boys and girls across a broad spectrum of racial, ethnic, and socio-economic categories. The level of educational content is varied so as to be interesting and meaningful to children throughout the age range -- challenging younger viewers and reinforcing learning for older ones.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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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 Mark Demopoulos
Address 5555 N. 7th Ave
City Phoenix
State AZ
Zip 85013
Telephone Number 602-207-3302
Email Address mdemopoulos@azfamily.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. To clarify the channel number listed above, KASW operates on RF Channel 49. cCannel 61 is its virtual channel, by which it is know to its viewers.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Pets TV (KASW 61.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 8:30AM 07/07/13 - 09/29/13
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. Pets TV exposes kids to everything pets. Shows how pets relate to their lives and interests of the owners. Shares with viewer the orgins of how certain animals became pets in their geographic location. Motivate audience to pursue more information about pets. Offers message to kids about responsiblity, priorities, commitment and perserverance to pets. Targets teens 13 to 16
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (KASW 61.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 9:30AM 07/07/13 - 09/29/13
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. Mystery Hunters features hosts Araya and Christina investigate real life reports of mysteries such as ghosts, monsters, vampires and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, is featured in two segments; the first attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been emailed in by viewers, in a feature called "V-Files", the second segment teaches viewers a way to create your own versions of the mysteries in the show in his "Mystery Lab" segment. The show aims to teach critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing to encourage children to question the world around them. Through travel and investigation of ancient mysteries; focusing on history, culture, geography and international customs. Target teens 13 to 16
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title The New Adventures of Nanoboy (KASW 61.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 7:30AM 07/06/13 - 09/28/13
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 on an episode by episode basis, Oscar, in the role of his alterego, Nanoboy, harnesses and uses the power of science and technology to save his microscopic world from the meanest and ugliest villains around. In doing so, he teaches target viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve difficult problems and meet important aims. This learning becomes all the more impactful because young viewers can readily relate to Oscar. He's bright and fun-loving, and like all kids, he's not perfect. Oscar is small for his age, athletically challenged, and perhaps even a bit nerdy. But when Oscar and his friends are faced with peril, Oscar magically transforms from every kid into amazing Nanoboy. Through observation, viewers gain the motivation to use learning, knowledge, and action to transform themselves to meet challenges in their own lives. The target audience for Nanoboy is made up of five to ten year-old boys and girls across a broad spectrum of racial, ethnic, and socio-economic categories. The level of educational content is varied so as to be interesting and meaningful to children throughout the age range -- challenging younger viewers and reinforcing learning for older ones.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title The New Adventures of Nanoboy (KASW 61.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 7:00AM 07/06/13 - 09/28/13
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 on an episode by episode basis, Oscar, in the role of his alterego, Nanoboy, harnesses and uses the power of science and technology to save his microscopic world from the meanest and ugliest villains around. In doing so, he teaches target viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve difficult problems and meet important aims. This learning becomes all the more impactful because young viewers can readily relate to Oscar. He's bright and fun-loving, and like all kids, he's not perfect. Oscar is small for his age, athletically challenged, and perhaps even a bit nerdy. But when Oscar and his friends are faced with peril, Oscar magically transforms from every kid into amazing Nanoboy. Through observation, viewers gain the motivation to use learning, knowledge, and action to transform themselves to meet challenges in their own lives. The target audience for Nanoboy is made up of five to ten year-old boys and girls across a broad spectrum of racial, ethnic, and socio-economic categories. The level of educational content is varied so as to be interesting and meaningful to children throughout the age range -- challenging younger viewers and reinforcing learning for older ones.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title On The Spot (KASW 61.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 9:00AM 07/07/13 - 09/29/13
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 is a series tapping knowledge across a series of subject areas: geography, art,technology, science, math, history, language, music, and sports. It also addresses general cultural knowledge. The format is a series of seemingly random questions to individuals who are either of school age or adults past the age of high school graduation. There are three fundamental educational benefits to this format. First, it taps into fact retrieval in the curriculum. Second, and more important, it expands the information beyond fact retrieval. Third, and most important, it addresses what educators call non cognitive factors for student success. These are factors that can measurably improve student achievement without specifically involving material to be tested. These include self-esteem and frames in which students see learning occurring. By removing information from the academic silos where it is generally taught and moving it, literally, to the mall, it forces a synthesis that is difficult to achieve in an academic setting. The fact that correct answers are giving by diverse ethnicities and ages, by both genders, and not by stereotypes of smart people' is essential. It means that anyone can own information. The fact that young people will see this on television in a non academic setting is also very important. Whatever the curriculum or information, knowledge becomes the star-and is demonstrated by every type of person.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title M@d About? (KASW 61.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 8:00AM 07/07/13 - 09/29/13
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. M@d About is a weekly, half-hour sketch comedy/variety show aimed at educating and entertaining kids. Episodes use a creative mixture of humor, improv, animation, and viewer generated video. Mad About conveys important messages about Life Skills such as personal finance, health & nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision making in a fun and entertaining way. Each TV episode relies on a small company of skilled comedic actors to explore significant topics within a subject area. It incorporates comic monologues, sketch and improv comedy, eye catching animation, music videos, humorous man on the street interviews, and viewer created questions about lifes issues. Targets teens 13 to 16

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.

KASW, INC


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