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

FRN:
0026907329
File Number:
CPR-154191
Submit Date:
04/10/2014
Call Sign:
KUVM-CD
Facility ID:
13200
City:
MISSOURI CITY
State:
TX
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2014

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network RTV
Nielsen DMA Houston
Web Home Page Address

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 5.0
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(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title WHAT COLOR IS YOUR DOG?
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed: 7-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WHAT COLOR IS YOUR DOG? is an educational/informational series especially geared to ages 13 - 16. In thisentertaining weekly half hour program, Joel Silverman, the well-known Hollywood animal trainer and author, demonstrates how to train dogs and cats with the help of his furry friends either in-home or on location. The visual instructions are an easy way to learn the art of training our four-legged family companions for this age group. Also, each week other animal trainers will talk about their experiences with dogs and cats - especially the specific training needed for a film, television program or commercial.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title TOOT & PUDDLE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN: 8:30-9am
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 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Toot & Puddle is a story of exploration, both home and afar; it's a story about being yourself and being a good friend. For ages 2-7, the series key educational and informational goals are to: (1# to encourage exploration and adventure, exciting kids about the world #2# to teach children about other cultures, including geography, music and history and #3) to provide age-appropriate problem solving and behavior for children to model how to be a good friend, how to be yourself and how to celebrate differences.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title MAMA MIRABELLE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN: 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies is designed to promote preschool children's appreciation and understanding of animal life and to foster their recognition of ways in which animal and human experiences are similar and different. For ages 2-6, the series has four educational and informational goals: (1# to foster understanding of animal customs and behaviors, #2# to encourage reflection on similarities and differences between their own lives and the animals' lives, #3# to introduce preschool children to an array of different animals in the kingdom and enrich their ability to describe and communicate about them and #4# to motivate preschool children to appreciate the wonder and beauty of animals and animal life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title 9th Period
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri: 7-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. During the school day, Meg, Peyton and Conner are top-notch students, working hard to make the grade. But when the textbooks are gone, they are solving the mysteries of their town. As with all great detectives, they rely on keen observation and teamwork to solve every case during "9th Period." Every episode includes a moral lesson as well integrating interesting science facts and other classroom knowledge.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title MUSTARD PANCAKES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled mon: 7-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MUSTARD PANCAKES features gifted singer/songwriter and children's personality Courtney Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo - and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under her thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. Aimed at children 3-6, the music-driven MUSTARD PANCAKES celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music, storytelling and appealing characters.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues: 7:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "MOUSE IN THE HOUSE" serves the educational and informational needs of children 9 to 12 years of age with its program content, providing young viewers with an educational experience conducting scientific experiment that children can repeat for themselves. The program combines practical demonstrations of science and physics with useful information for building important life skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title ECO Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thur: 7-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Eco Company brings a fresh, engaging, and optimistic perspective to environmental issues, through interviews and conversational reportage. The program's energetic and youthful journalist/hosts present stories that promote an action oriented approach to environmental issues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title ARE WE THERE YET? WORLD ADVENTURE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN: 9-10am
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 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Are We There Yet? World Adventure is a global adventure series for kids by kids, hosted by very real brother and sister duos. Through journal entries, crayon-drawn travel logs, on-location kid chatter, and voice narration the hosts explore a world of playground-inspired adventures as they celebrate familiar childhood themes and experiences in some truly unfamiliar locations across the globe. For ages 4-8, the series has several educational and informational goals: (1) to teach basic geography and historical context of well-known world sights (2) to develop appreciation for and encourage reflection on similarities and differences between cultures (3) to reinforce the notion that we are all part of one big world, no matter how far away we are and (4) to inspire a sense of world exploration and adventure.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri: 7:30-8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 64
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. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title IGGY ARBUCKLE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN: 10-11am
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 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A significant purpose of National Geographic Kids' Iggy Arbuckle is to educate and inform children between the ages of 6 and 12. The educational and informational objectives of the series are to: #1# motivate children's interest in nature; #2# introduce conservation ideas; #3# inspire positive attitudes toward science, nature and education and #4# model age appropriate problem solving behavior. Each of the fifty-two 11-minute animated segments explores a different situational drama problem that main character Pig Ranger Iggy Arbuckle and his pal Jiggers must address as they care for and protect the Great Kookamunga. A fast-paced, animated buddy comedy series with character-driven stories that emphasize wild adventure, friendship and exploration of the natural world.
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 Amanda Mintz
Address 518 Peoples St.
City Corpus Christi
State TX
Zip 78401
Telephone Number 361-883-1763
Email Address
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.

Other Matters (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue: 7:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "MOUSE IN THE HOUSE" serves the educational and informational needs of children 9 to 12 years of age with its program content, providing young viewers with an educational experience conducting scientific experiment that children can repeat for themselves. The program combines practical demonstrations of science and physics with useful information for building important life skills.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title ARE WE THERE YET? WORLD ADVENTURE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun: 9-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Are We There Yet? World Adventure is a global adventure series for kids by kids, hosted by very real brother and sister duos. Through journal entries, crayon-drawn travel logs, on-location kid chatter, and voice narration the hosts explore a world of playground-inspired adventures as they celebrate familiar childhood themes and experiences in some truly unfamiliar locations across the globe. For ages 4-8, the series has several educational and informational goals: (1) to teach basic geography and historical context of well-known world sights (2) to develop appreciation for and encourage reflection on similarities and differences between cultures (3) to reinforce the notion that we are all part of one big world, no matter how far away we are and (4) to inspire a sense of world exploration and adventure.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title 9th Period
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri: 7-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. During the school day, Meg, Peyton and Conner are top-notch students, working hard to make the grade. But when the textbooks are gone, they are solving the mysteries of their town. As with all great detectives, they rely on keen observation and teamwork to solve every case during "9th Period." Every episode includes a moral lesson as well integrating interesting science facts and other classroom knowledge.
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thur: 7-7:30AM
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. Eco Company brings a fresh, engaging, and optimistic perspective to environmental issues, through interviews and conversational reportage. The program's energetic and youthful journalist/hosts present stories that promote an action oriented approach to environmental issues.
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title MAMA MIRABELLE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun: 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies is designed to promote preschool children's appreciation and understanding of animal life and to foster their recognition of ways in which animal and human experiences are similar and different. For ages 2-6, the series has four educational and informational goals: (1# to foster understanding of animal customs and behaviors, #2# to encourage reflection on similarities and differences between their own lives and the animals' lives, #3# to introduce preschool children to an array of different animals in the kingdom and enrich their ability to describe and communicate about them and #4# to motivate preschool children to appreciate the wonder and beauty of animals and animal life.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled mon: 7-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MUSTARD PANCAKES features gifted singer/songwriter and children's personality Courtney Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo - and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under her thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. Aimed at children 3-6, the music-driven MUSTARD PANCAKES celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music, storytelling and appealing characters.
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title WHAT COLOR IS YOUR DOG?
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed: 7-7:30AM
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. WHAT COLOR IS YOUR DOG? is an educational/informational series especially geared to ages 13 - 16. In thisentertaining weekly half hour program, Joel Silverman, the well-known Hollywood animal trainer and author, demonstrates how to train dogs and cats with the help of his furry friends either in-home or on location. The visual instructions are an easy way to learn the art of training our four-legged family companions for this age group. Also, each week other animal trainers will talk about their experiences with dogs and cats - especially the specific training needed for a film, television program or commercial.
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title IGGY ARBUCKLE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun: 10-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A significant purpose of National Geographic Kids' Iggy Arbuckle is to educate and inform children between the ages of 6 and 12. The educational and informational objectives of the series are to: #1# motivate children's interest in nature; #2# introduce conservation ideas; #3# inspire positive attitudes toward science, nature and education and #4# model age appropriate problem solving behavior. Each of the fifty-two 11-minute animated segments explores a different situational drama problem that main character Pig Ranger Iggy Arbuckle and his pal Jiggers must address as they care for and protect the Great Kookamunga. A fast-paced, animated buddy comedy series with character-driven stories that emphasize wild adventure, friendship and exploration of the natural world.
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title TOOT & PUDDLE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun: 8:30-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Toot & Puddle is a story of exploration, both home and afar; it's a story about being yourself and being a good friend. For ages 2-7, the series key educational and informational goals are to: (1# to encourage exploration and adventure, exciting kids about the world #2# to teach children about other cultures, including geography, music and history and #3) to provide age-appropriate problem solving and behavior for children to model how to be a good friend, how to be yourself and how to celebrate differences.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri: 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed!

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.

Mako Communications, LLC


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