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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0021781158
File Number:
CPR-148815
Submit Date:
01/07/2014
Call Sign:
KIAH
Facility ID:
23394
City:
HOUSTON
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/07/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Family Style with Chef Jeff
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8am (Oct 06 - Dec 29)
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 38.1) Family Style with Chef Jeff is an educational and informative half hour that 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.
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 Animal Rescue Classics
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9am and 930am (Oct 05 - Dec 28)
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 38.2) Aniaml Rescue Classics is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn abour animal treatment, care and protection.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10am and 1030am (Oct 05 - Dec 28)
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 38.2) Swap TV is a weekly half-hour series about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode is informative, entertaining and promotes good social values and respect.
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 The Adventures of Chuck and Friends
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7am (Oct 05 - Dec 28)
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 4 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital 38.1) The New Adventures of Chuck and Friends is an action-comedy to inspire children to approach playtime as an exciting, limitless adventure, in which everyone learns how to solve problems creatively, compassionately and with a sense of humor. The storylines and characters aim to spark young children's imaginations and encourage them to think of fun ways of turning their daydreams into action-packed adventures and games with their real-life friends.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 9) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 830am (Oct 06 - Dec 29)
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 38.1) 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 (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Word Travels
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11am and 1130am (Oct 05 - Dec 28)
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 38.2) Word Travels is a series that follows freelance journalist Robin Esrock and national travel columnist Julia Dimon as they battle deadlines, jetlag, culture shock - and each other - to file the best travel stories possible. While travelling to exotic locations and writing about enlightening experiences may sound like an adventurous occupation, the life of a travel writer is not always as glamourous as it seems. Filmed in 36 countries across six continents, each half-hour episode reveals the real story of professional travel journalism - the truth behind the byline, and reinvents the way travel shows are currently presented.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 9) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 730am (Oct 06 - Dec 29)
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 38.1) The Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half hour program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7am (Oct 06 - Dec 29)
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 38.1) 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

Digital Core Program (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 730am (Oct 05 - Dec 28)
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital 38.1) 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

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 Heather Floore
Address 8001 John Carpenter Fwy.
City Dallas
State TX
Zip 75247
Telephone Number 214-252-3403
Email Address hfloore@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. Antenna TV network inadvertently omitted the E/I logo from episodes of "Animal Rescue Classics" that aired from October 5 through December 15, 2013. The network scheduled "make good" telecasts of all of the affected episodes, with the required "E/I" logo, with notice to viewers (using on-screen graphics informing viewers of the special times) and the national program listings services, on December 28, 2013 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. CST and on December 29, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST.

Other Matters (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10am and 1030am (Jan 04 - Mar 29)
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 38.2) Swap TV is a half hour series about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The program explores the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode is informative, entertaining and promotes good social values and respect.
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8am (Jan 05 - Mar 30)
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 38.1) 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 (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue Classics
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9am and 930am (Jan 04 - Mar 29)
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 38.2) Animal Rescue Classics is a half hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families that who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Family Style with Chef Jeff
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9am (Jan 05 - Mar 30)
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 38.1) Family Style with Chef Jeff is an educational and informative half hour that 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.
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title The Adventures of Chuck and Friends
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7am (Jan 04 - Feb 08)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital 38.1) The New Adventures of Chuck and Friends is an action-comedy to inspire children to approach playtime as an exciting, limitless adventure, in which everyone learns how to solve problems creatively, compassionately and with a sense of humor. The storylines and characters aim to spark young children's imaginations and encourage them to think of fun ways of turning their daydreams into action-packed adventures and games with their real-life friends.
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 830am (Jan 05 - Mar 30)
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 38.1) The Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half hour program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture.
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 930am (Jan 05 - Mar 30)
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 38.1) 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 (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Word Travels
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11am and 1130am (Jan 04 - Mar 29)
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 38.2) Word Travels is a series that follows freelance journalist Robin Esrock and national travel columnist Julia Dimon as they battle deadlines, jetlag, culture shock - and each other - to file the best travel stories possible. While travelling to exotic locations and writing about enlightening experiences may sound like an adventurous occupation, the life of a travel writer is not always as glamorous as it seems. Filmed in 36 countries across six continents, each half hour episode reveals the real story of professional travel journalism - the truth behind the byline, and reinvents the way travel shows are currently presented.
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 730am (Jan 04 - Mar 29) AND Saturday 7am (Feb 15 - Mar 29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
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. (Digital 38.1) 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.

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

KIAH, LLC


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