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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0009298266
File Number:
CPR-160405
Submit Date:
10/08/2014
Call Sign:
KTSF
Facility ID:
37511
City:
SAN FRANCISCO
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/08/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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 Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA San Fran-Oakland-San Jose
Web Home Page Address www.ktsf.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 840.0
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: 25.0
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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Mam Non Viet (in Vietnamese)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sun/730am and 130pm, KTSF 26.6
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 184
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 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Mam Non Viet" is a Vietnamese program series designed to educate and entertain children, as well as support them in maintaining and enriching their Vietnamese culture and language skills. The various programs within the series present traditional fairytale plays and movies, animation, Vietnamese language lessons and music. While the program's focus is on Vietnamese speaking children, it is also appropriate for anyone who is interested in learning about more about the Vietnamese culture and language. For children 3 to 10 years of age.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title I Ching (in Chinese)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/6pm, KTSF 26.4
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 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. An educational program for children ages 5-16, which reaches youth with a fun host and animated cartoon characters, telling interesting stories to teach children how to go about in life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Kundalini Yoga
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F/7am, KTSF 26.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
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 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This educational series teaches the basics of Kundalini Yoga. The program uses a series of asanas,meditation techniques and breathing exercises to improve health & well being.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Childrens - Tuoi Than Tien (in Vietnamese)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sun/330pm, KTSF 26.5
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
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 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Through a variety of different hosts, this educational program teaches young children Vietnamese and English language skills, the difference between good and bad behavior and how to take care of themselves. Children also learn to sing and dance to traditional Vietnamese music, helping to reinforce traditional values. For children ages 3 to 12 years.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Little Wizard Tao (series 2) (in Korean)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Rotates Mon-Fri/130pm to 7/11, KTSF 26.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. Tao never gets tired of wandering around in his neighborhood. His only family is his grandpa Chen and his best friend Doong Doong, yet he is a bright child full of joy. Although he's a bit odd looking he is actually a descendant of gods. Tao has a magic wand with which he can draw anything and make it come alive. In his world of magic he must learn to make friends and resolve problems with other children who are very different from him. This animated program teaches children important social behavior skills as well as the importance of dedication and practice to succeed at our desires.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Ink Talks
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed/530pm and Sun/630pm, KTSF 26.2
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 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "INK TALKS" is a platform for global dialogue to take place with an emphasis on idea exchange between India and the world. INK's vision is one of global conversation and action among cultures, economies, and great thinkers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Chinese Class (EZ Chinese + Fun Ways to Learn Chinese)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri/4pm to 9/19, 11am repeats not counted, KTSF 26.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 59
Total times aired 90
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A step-by-step language-learning program teaching non-Chinese speaking viewers to learn Chinese in an easy and happy atmosphere. Based on short funny jokes told by professional American voice actors, each lesson teaches three Chinese vocabulary words and phrases. All programs are subtitled.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Bolts & Blip (in Korean)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue-Fri/130pm to 8/27, (KTSF 26.3)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 25
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 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. It's the year 2080 and, thanks to a brilliant scientist, the earth is finally at peace. By creating C.R.A.T.E.R. (Combative Robotic Answer to Earth's Rivals) project, robots now settle all the disputes and problems on earth by competing in a wacky sports circuit called the Lunar League. Normally, only the best of the best robots battle it out in the Lunar League, but, due to an error, two robots named Bolts and Blip, find themselves on the worst team in the league - the Thunder Bolts. And when they discover that evil forces are at work, threatening the earth's precious peace, it's up to the Thunder Bolts to save the day! This program instills in children a sense of responsibility for finding solutions to problems bigger than their own. With their rag-tag band of teammates, it also teaches them the value of working as a team to accomplish things they could not do alone.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Dr. Arty Farty (in Chinese)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed/2pm, KTSF 26.1
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 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dr. Arty Farty," is a weekly educational program that teaches kids how to draw. Lessons about drawing, shading and sketching by Dr. Arty Farty, a Chinese teacher with a strange name, are interspersed with episodes of an animated film starring a "Prince" character.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title YooHoo & Friends (in Korean)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled RTue-Fri/130pm to 7/25, then 1pm to 8/26 (KTSF 26.3)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 25
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. YooHoo & Friends was created to educate children about protection and preservation of the environment and encourages parents and their children to appreciate friendship, harmony, honesty and courage. YooHoo & Friends characters are a species that are at risk of extinction because of worsening environmental conditions in their habitat where they grow and nurture "Trees of Life". When a "Tree of Life" seed is accidentally blown away to Earth, the characters go on adventures to find the magical seed, avoiding danger and receiving help from new friends made along the journey. The five main characters are Yoohoo the Bush Baby, Roodee the Capuchin Monkey, Pammee the Fennec Fox, Lemmee the Ring-tailed Lemur and Chewoo the Red Squirrel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title TV Kindergarten (in Korean)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Rotates Mon-Thur/1pm, KTSF 26.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 49
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 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. This is a Korean language children's program is similar in style to Sesame Street, educating children (ages 4-8) in many different areas of life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Kid's Program (in Chinese)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri/430pm, KTSF 26.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
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 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Also known as the "China Animation Festival", "China ToonMax" is composed of different cartoon series that are designed for children. The underlying messages focus on such areas as developing proper social behavior, encouraging children to pursue their talents, etc. Examples include - "Little Mouse on the Prairie": A cartoon about a little mouse's daily life in the garden, how he gets along with family and friends while having fun and enjoying a good life. The program intends to teach children the right attitudes that they should hold, and "The Early Bird Ban": A cartoon musical, mainly characterized by different birds and animals singing and enjoying music in different settings. This program intends to encourage children to pursue their talents in music.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Happy Chinese (Fun Ways to Learn Chinese)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri/4pm, 9/22-9/26, 11am repeats not counted, KTSF 26.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A step-by-step language-learning program teaching non-Chinese speaking viewers to learn Chinese in an easy and happy atmosphere. Based on short funny jokes told by professional American voice actors,each lesson teaches three Chinese vocabulary words and phrases. All programs are subtitled.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Fruity Pie
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri/8am, KTSF 26.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
Total times aired 66
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. An educational program (for children ages 2-10), which reaches youth by using cartoons, music and self-discovery about daily life while inspiring young imaginations. The program, in Mandarin, helps to reinforce language skills of children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Hutos (in Korean)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri/130pm to 7/11, then Mon/1pm thereafter, KTSF 26.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 7
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Set in the last existing rain forest on earth, this program teaches lessons about the environment and creates awareness for children while teaching how to care for our environment. Although the forest presented has a pre-historic look, the story takes place in the future where the friendly Hutos present inventions from the 21st century.
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 Victor Marino
Address 100 Valley Drive
City Brisbane
State CA
Zip 94005
Telephone Number (415) 468-2626
Email Address vmarino@ktsftv.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. KTSF 26.2 (Diya TV) began broadcasting on KTSF 26.2 on January 1, 2014. Diya TV is designed to serve the Asian Indian community with programming presented in Hindi and English. KTSF 26.3 is an all-Korean language channel, a time shifted transmission of the KBS America satellite feed (produced by KBS, one of South Korea's 2-major television networks). KTSF 26.4 content is produced in China and transmitted via satellite. Most of the programming is either dubbed or subtitled in English. KTSF 26.5 (Vietoday) is an all-Vietnamese language channel. KTSF 26.6 (VietShopping Televison) is an all-Vietnamese language channel. With respect to item 14 - program schedule information for the Asian Indian channel (26.2), the Korean channel (26.3), the Chinese/English channel (26.4), and the Vietnamese channels (26.5 & 26.6) is made available to KTSF from 1 to 3 weeks in advance of broadcast. Therefore, we are unable to provide advance descriptions of next quarter's core programming for these channels.

Other Matters (3)

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Other Matters (1 of 3) Response
Program Title Fruity Pie
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri/8am, KTSF 26.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. An educational program (for children ages 2-10), which reaches youth by using cartoons, music and self-discovery about daily life while inspiring young imaginations. The program, in Mandarin, helps to reinforce language skills of children.
Other Matters (2 of 3) Response
Program Title Dr. Arty Farty (in Chinese)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed/2pm to 10/29, KTSF 26.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dr. Arty Farty," is a weekly educational program that teaches kids how to draw. Lessons about drawing, shading and sketching by Dr. Arty Farty, a Chinese teacher with a strange name, are interspersed with episodes of an animated film starring a "Prince" character.
Other Matters (3 of 3) Response
Program Title Curious Detective (in Chinese)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed/2pm starting 11/5, KTSF 26.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Curious Detective" presents different themes weekly, illustrating how science works through field experiments and outdoor adventures. For children ages 8 to 14.

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.

Lincoln Broadcasting Co., A California Limited Partnership


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