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

FRN:
0002538445
File Number:
CPR-126683
Submit Date:
01/09/2012
Call Sign:
KETV
Facility ID:
53903
City:
OMAHA
State:
NE
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2011

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 ABC
Nielsen DMA Omaha
Web Home Page Address www.ketv.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 4.0
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: 6.0
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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:30-9AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Meets the needs of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. They have the interest and opinions. But they also have a healthy skepticism about adult explanations, which tend to be either condescending or overly complex. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 9-9:30AM CT
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. Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way. Most scenes occur in and around the McKinely School and the teens' homes and follow the interactions of the teens. School work is taken seriously, depicted through characters studying in the library, receiving or discussing grades or doing homework at home. The cast portrays teenagers in a realistic manner with diversity along physical, social and ethnic lines, providing opportunities for most viewers to identify directly with specific characters. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Born To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Host, Richard Wiese, takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Mad About provides Core programming in the area of Financial Literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health, Life Skills and Fitness that tie to state and national education standards. Mad About explores being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The Mad About team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. Mad About uses the technique of sketch comedy, music videos, animation, and kid on the street interviews to teach, entertain and inspire teens to make quality life decisions. The diverse and dynamic cast of young people who make up Mad About cast combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9-9:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
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. This series engages viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family as Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories (ie: fastest animals in Africa, tallest insects, biggest eaters, smartest birds). Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages to opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fasinating animal kingdom. Main Digital Channel. *Please see box #17 for explanation of preemption on 12/31/11.
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 Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2011-12-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
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. A fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Ocean Mysteries shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumps that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about the life teeming in our oceans. Main Digital Channel. *Please see box #17 for explanation of preemption on 12/24/11
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 Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2011-12-24
Episode # 12/24/11 / OJ111
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Brain Games
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7-7:30AM CT
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series incorporates research papers and factual reports with an emphasis on organization and accuracy. Children hone their listening skills by actively participating during the viewing experience, answering questions during the Brain Game, or responding to questions from the cast about moral dilemmas, social behavior, or their feelings. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Pupils' Court
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8-8:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program analyzes the varying sides of arguments that are the foundation for powerful persuasive writing. The principal goals of the program along with the educational/informational learning objectives are consistent with learning standards put forth for elementary school students. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Brain Games
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7-7:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series incorporates research papers and factual reports with an emphasis on organization and accuracy. Children hone their listening skills by actively participating during the viewing experience, answering questions during the Brain Game, or responding to questions from the cast about moral dilemmas, social behavior, or their feelings. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Poet Tree
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:30-9AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features haiku and other forms of poetry. The principal goals of the program along with the educational/informational learning objectives are consistent with learning standards put forth for elementary school students. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Poet Tree
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 8:30-9AM CT
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features haiku and other forms of poetry. The principal goals of the program along with the educational/informational learning objectives are consistent with learning standards put forth for elementary school students. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 9:30-10AM CT
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. Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way. Most scenes occur in and around the McKinely School and the teens' homes and follow the interactions of the teens. School work is taken seriously, depicted through characters studying in the library, receiving or discussing grades or doing homework at home. The cast portrays teenagers in a realistic manner with diversity along physical, social and ethnic lines, providing opportunities for most viewers to identify directly with specific characters. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 11-11:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 4
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. This series aimed to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as "Agents of Change", special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. The series raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physcial fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control and demonstrating how one person can make a difference. Main Digital Channel. *10/8/11 ABC Sports preempted; moved to second home 10/9/11 at 10AM CT. *11/12/11 ABC Sports preempted; moved to second home 11/13/11 at 10AM CT. *11/26/11 ABC Sports preempted; moved to second home 11/27/11 at 10AM CT. *12/3/11 ABC Sports preempted; moved to second home 12/4/11 at 10AM CT.
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 Everyday Health
List date and time rescheduled 10/9/11 at 10AM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-10-08
Episode # 10/8/11 / DH106
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Everyday Health
List date and time rescheduled 12/4/11 at 10AM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-12-03
Episode # 12/3/11 / DH102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Everyday Health
List date and time rescheduled 11/27/11 at 10AM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-26
Episode # 11/26/11 / DH101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Everyday Health
List date and time rescheduled 11/13/11 at 10AM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-12
Episode # 11/12/11 / DH111
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Food For Thought with Claire Thomas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 11:30AM-12PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 4
Number of Preemptions 4
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. Each week the show educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. No matter how exotic or local the location, Claire Thomas, our host, is in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. Main Digital Channel. *10/8/11 ABC Sports preempted; moved to second home 10/9/11 at 10:30AM CT. *11/12/11 ABC Sports preempted; moved to second home 11/13/11 at 10:30AM CT. *11/26/11 ABC Sports preempted; moved to second home 11/27/11 at 10:30AM CT. *12/3/11 ABC Sports preempted; moved to second home 12/4/11 at 10:30AM CT.
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 Food For Thought with Claire Thomas
List date and time rescheduled 11/13/11 at 10:30AM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-12
Episode # 11/12/11 / FO108
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Food For Thought with Claire Thomas
List date and time rescheduled 11/27/11 at 10:30AM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-26
Episode # 11/26/11 / FO104
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Food For Thought with Claire Thomas
List date and time rescheduled 10/9/11 at 10:30AM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-10-08
Episode # 10/8/11 / FO102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Food For Thought with Claire Thomas
List date and time rescheduled 12/4/11 at 10:30AM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-12-03
Episode # 12/3/11 / FO107
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:30-11AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Culture Click explores the genesis of - and reasons behind - cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. The show opens each episode with a list of what's trending on search engines that week. These topics are a jumping-off point for a deep dive into the culture viewers 13-16 embrace. Host, Nzinga Blake, will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society - using the power and speed of the internet and user-generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture join her to add insight and historical perspective. Six degrees of separation takes on a whole new meaning, and there's no limit to what viewers will learn when they experience Culture Click. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Story Theatre
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7:30-8AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program brings fiction to life and examines ideas and themes as well as the elements of character, setting, and plot. There is a natural expression of voice that enhances the writer's use of point-of-view whether they chose the use of first-person or third-person narrative. Descriptive language is acted upon with an emphasis on rich and deepened vocabulary. It also integrates components like prediction, parts of speech, dialogue, and punctuation. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Puplis' Court
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8-8:30AM CT
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program analyzes the varying sides of arguments that are the foundation for powerful persuasive writing. The principal goals of the program along with the educational/informational learning objectives are consistent with learning standards put forth for elementary school students. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Mad About provides Core programming in the area of Financial Literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health, Life Skills and Fitness that tie to state and national education standards. Mad About explores being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The Mad About team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. Mad About uses the technique of sketch comedy, music videos, animation, and kid on the street interviews to teach, entertain and inspire teens to make quality life decisions. The diverse and dynamic cast of young people who make up Mad About cast combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Story Theatre
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 7:30-8AM CT
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program brings fiction to life and examines ideas and themes as well as the elements of character, setting, and plot. There is a natural expression of voice that enhances the writer's use of point-of-view whether they chose the use of first-person or third-person narrative. Descriptive language is acted upon with an emphasis on rich and deepened vocabulary. It also integrates components like prediction, parts of speech, dialogue, and punctuation. Me-TV Network. (Multicast).
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 Cornella Williams
Address 2665 Douglas Street
City Omaha
State NE
Zip 68131
Telephone Number 402-978-8970
Email Address cornellawilliams@hearst.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. *12/24/11 Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin(OJ111) experienced technical difficulties/failure and this episode could not play. In its place, Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown(JA104) reaired in the 9:30AM CT period, but was not counted towards core programming. *12/31/11 Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (JA106) was not prepped correctly, and only one segment (about 18 minutes) aired. This partial airing was not counted towards core programming. Ocean Mysteries aired 12 minutes early and the remaining of Children's Programming aired off the clock.

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 9-9:30AM CT
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. Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way. Most scenes occur in and around the McKinely School and the teens' homes and follow the interactions of the teens. School work is taken seriously, depicted through characters studying in the library, receiving or discussing grades or doing homework at home. The cast portrays teenagers in a realistic manner with diversity along physical, social and ethnic lines, providing opportunities for most viewers to identify directly with specific characters. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:30-11AM CT
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. This series aimed to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as "Agents of Change", special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. The series raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physcial fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control and demonstrating how one person can make a difference. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Poet Tree
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 8:30-9AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features haiku and other forms of poetry. The principal goals of the program along with the educational/informational learning objectives are consistent with learning standards put forth for elementary school students. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Brain Games
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 7-7:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series incorporates research papers and factual reports with an emphasis on organization and accuracy. Children hone their listening skills by actively participating during the viewing experience, answering questions during the Brain Game, or responding to questions from the cast about moral dilemmas, social behavior, or their feelings. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Food For Thought with Claire Thomas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 11-11:30AM CT
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. Each week the show educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. No matter how exotic or local the location, Claire Thomas, our host, is in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Born To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10-10:30AM CT
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. Host, Richard Wiese, takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10AM CT
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. Mad About provides Core programming in the area of Financial Literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health, Life Skills and Fitness that tie to state and national education standards. Mad About explores being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The Mad About team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. Mad About uses the technique of sketch comedy, music videos, animation, and kid on the street interviews to teach, entertain and inspire teens to make quality life decisions. The diverse and dynamic cast of young people who make up Mad About cast combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9-9:30AM CT
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. This series engages viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family as Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories (ie: fastest animals in Africa, tallest insects, biggest eaters, smartest birds). Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages to opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fasinating animal kingdom. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Story Theatre
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7:30-8AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program brings fiction to life and examines ideas and themes as well as the elements of character, setting, and plot. There is a natural expression of voice that enhances the writer's use of point-of-view whether they chose the use of first-person or third-person narrative. Descriptive language is acted upon with an emphasis on rich and deepened vocabulary. It also integrates components like prediction, parts of speech, dialogue, and punctuation. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Pupils' Court
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8-8:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program analyzes the varying sides of arguments that are the foundation for powerful persuasive writing. The principal goals of the program along with the educational/informational learning objectives are consistent with learning standards put forth for elementary school students. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Pupils' Court
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 8-8:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program analyzes the varying sides of arguments that are the foundation for powerful persuasive writing. The principal goals of the program along with the educational/informational learning objectives are consistent with learning standards put forth for elementary school students. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10AM CT
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. A fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Ocean Mysteries shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumps that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about the life teeming in our oceans. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Poet Tree
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:30-9AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features haiku and other forms of poetry. The principal goals of the program along with the educational/informational learning objectives are consistent with learning standards put forth for elementary school students. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 11:30AM-12PM CT
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. Culture Click explores the genesis of - and reasons behind - cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. The show opens each episode with a list of what's trending on search engines that week. These topics are a jumping-off point for a deep dive into the culture viewers 13-16 embrace. Host, Nzinga Blake, will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society - using the power and speed of the internet and user-generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture join her to add insight and historical perspective. Six degrees of separation takes on a whole new meaning, and there's no limit to what viewers will learn when they experience Culture Click. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Story Theatre
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 7:30-8AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program brings fiction to life and examines ideas and themes as well as the elements of character, setting, and plot. There is a natural expression of voice that enhances the writer's use of point-of-view whether they chose the use of first-person or third-person narrative. Descriptive language is acted upon with an emphasis on rich and deepened vocabulary. It also integrates components like prediction, parts of speech, dialogue, and punctuation. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 9:30-10AM CT
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. Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way. Most scenes occur in and around the McKinely School and the teens' homes and follow the interactions of the teens. School work is taken seriously, depicted through characters studying in the library, receiving or discussing grades or doing homework at home. The cast portrays teenagers in a realistic manner with diversity along physical, social and ethnic lines, providing opportunities for most viewers to identify directly with specific characters. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:30-9AM CT
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. Meets the needs of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. They have the interest and opinions. But they also have a healthy skepticism about adult explanations, which tend to be either condescending or overly complex. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mad About provides Core programming in the area of Financial Literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health, Life Skills and Fitness that tie to state and national education standards. Mad About explores being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The Mad About team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. Mad About uses the technique of sketch comedy, music videos, animation, and kid on the street interviews to teach, entertain and inspire teens to make quality life decisions. The diverse and dynamic cast of young people who make up Mad About cast combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Brain Games
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7-7:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series incorporates research papers and factual reports with an emphasis on organization and accuracy. Children hone their listening skills by actively participating during the viewing experience, answering questions during the Brain Game, or responding to questions from the cast about moral dilemmas, social behavior, or their feelings. Me-TV Network. (Multicast)

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