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

FRN:
0025670290
File Number:
CPR-124625
Submit Date:
10/07/2011
Call Sign:
KIMT
Facility ID:
66402
City:
MASON CITY
State:
IA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/07/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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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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 CBS
Nielsen DMA Rochester-Mason City-Austin
Web Home Page Address www.kimt.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 336.0
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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title The Young Icons on My 3.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00 - 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 2 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Young Icons, a weekly half-hour shot in high definition, features stories about world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. The show will fall under the FCC's "educational and informational" classification. Examples of the kinds of stories The Young Icons will tell include that of Patrick Pedraja, a 14-year-old actor and philanthropist who traveled America by RV, raising awareness for cancer by signing donors up for the National Marrow Registry; track phenomenon, Turquoise Thompson, who sprinted her way into the record books and earned herself a full ride to UCLA; Kimberly Anyadike, who became the youngest pilot to fly across the country; and sisters Marni and Berni Barta, who created Kidflicks, a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals all across America. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Busytown Mysteries
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00 - 10:30am, 10:30 - 11:00am, September 17 and 24
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (on My 3.2 Channel for KIMT 3.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30am - 12:00pm
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. Dog Tales provides dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a do. Informative segments on various dog breeds and various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The series also promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Busytown Mysteries I and II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00 - 9:30am, 9:30 - 10:00am, July 1 - September 10
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
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. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (on My 3.2 Channel for KIMT 3.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:00 - 11:30am
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 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program presents to children safety tips and real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals. It provides valuable information to young viewers about the animals themselves, their habitats,development and behavior, and also promotes awareness of important environmental issues. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (On My 3.2 Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's, 8:30 - 9:00am
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 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In our educational and informative television series we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that have allowed them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face, whether ape or giant lizard, shark or tiger, or any other amazing animal from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Antarctica, the oceans, and everywhere in between. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Swap TV (on My 3.2 Channel for KIMT 3.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:00 - 10:30am
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. SWAP TV is a weekly half-hour television series about two teenagers from different backgrounds swapping lives for a weekend. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the swapping youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode is informative, entertaining and promotes good social values and respect. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild (On My 3.2 Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30am - 10:00am
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 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Into the Wild introduces children to animals many will never meet in their natural environment and educated them on conservation issues, including how humans have forced the animals to adapt to the new surroundings. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00 - 10:30am, July 1 - September 10
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of the show features a real child, who writes for help or advice with a problem to the Doodles, three animated young members of a band. The child then enters the animated world of the Doodlenet, and sets out on an adventure with the band to find a resolution to the problem, with important life lessons imparted in the process. Each episode reinforces the lesson through a musical interlude that encapsulates the educational message. Specific educational objectives of the program include encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities such as honesty and initiative, and providing viewers with a basic understanding and appreciation of music. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show
List date and time rescheduled 9/04/11 at 7:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-09-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas Classics (on My 3.2 Channel for KIMT 3.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:30 - 1:00pm
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 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In our educational and informative television series we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that have allowed them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face, whether ape or giant lizard, shark or tiger, or any other amazing animal from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Antarctica, the oceans, and everywhere in between. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Danger Rangers
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00 - 8:30am, September 17 and 24
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Danger Rangers is an animated series focusing on rules for safety in various situations and providing children with clear cut safety information. The program features animal superheroes that work as a safety squad to protect children. They reinforce concepts of teamwork and preparedness, and model for children the acquisition of important health and safety information. The episodes are structured to present potential safety concerns, such as the need to take proper safety precautions when swimming, and use a song to introduce the relevant steps that should be taken. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Missing (on My 3.2 Channel for KIMT 3.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's, 10:30 - 11:00am
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing provides safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Horseland I and II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00 - 8:30am and 8:30 - 9:00am, July 1 - September 10
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HORSELAND is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce prosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title DragonFly TV (on My 3.2 Channel for KIMT 3.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's, 12:00 - 12:30pm
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. The programs highlight children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Trollz
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 - 11:00am, July 1 - September 10
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TROLLZ is an animated series about five teenage girls growing up in a magic and colorful world, who live by the credo B.F.F.L. - Best Friends for Life. The magic in their lives is interwoven into real-world type experiences through which they learn to engage in problem solving, creative thinking, and cooperative strategy skills. The series also provides an opportunity for the five girls to learn how to cope with some of the social and emotional issues of self-esteem relating to physical features and other personal attributes, emerging friendships and peer-group relationships, and other experiences found in Trollzopolis. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 Trollz
List date and time rescheduled 9/4/11 - 7:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-09-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Doodlebops
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00 - 9:30am and 9:30 - 10:00am, September 17 and 24
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Horseland
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30 - 9:00am, September 17 and 24
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HORSELAND is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce prosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (On My 3.2 Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's, 7:30 - 8:00am
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 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Beakman, an out of the ordinary teacher, answers viewer's questions about science. With the help of two wacky sidekicks, Lester the Rat, and Joise, Beakman uses different methods of teaching such as interviews with dead scientist, animation, and laboratory experiments to help kids understand the principals of science. This FCC friendly show turns science into fun! This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (airs on My 3.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's, 8:00 - 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teenage hosts Araya and Christina investigate real-life reports of mysteries such as ghosts, monsters, vampires and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been emailed in by viewers, in a feature called "V-Files", as well as a way to create your own versions of the mysteries in the show in his "Mystery Lab" segment. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (On My 3.2 Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:00 - 9:30am
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. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series young audience. A study conducted by The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania concerning the implementation of the FCC processing guideline known as the Three-Hour Rule found that Real Life 101 was highly educational. The series is currently being provided to schools and libraries across the USA by one of the nation's quality educational distributors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 Jerome Risting
Address 112 North Pennsylvania Ave.
City Mason City
State IA
Zip 50401
Telephone Number 641 - 421 - 2624
Email Address jristing@kimt.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. KIMT has a public service campaign entitled Giving Your Best. KIMT sends information to Tribune Media Services, TV Guide, TV Data, Video Viewing, Inc., Iowa TV Guide Magazine as well as most of the local newspapers. The CBS Television Network provides information identifying the core programs it supplies to stations affiliated with the Network, including an indication of the target child audience, to the following publishers of program guides: TV Guide, TV Data Technologies, Tribune Media Services, and Kidsnet Media Guide and News.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title The Young Icons (Digital My 3.2 Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's, 7:00 - 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Young Icons, a weekly half-hour shot in high definition, features stories about world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs, all under the age of 18. The show will fall under the FCC's "educational and informational" classification. Examples of the kinds of stories The Young Icons will tell include that of Patrick Pedraja, a 14-year-old actor and philanthropist who traveled America by RV, raising awareness for cancer by signing donors up for the National Marrow Registry; track phenomenon, Turquoise Thompson, who sprinted her way into the record books and earned herself a full ride to UCLA; Kimberly Anyadike, who became the youngest pilot to fly across the country; and sisters Marni and Berni Barta, who created Kidflicks, a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals all across America. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild (Digital My 3.2 Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's, 9:30 - 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Into the Wild introduces children to animals many will never meet in their natural environment and educated them on conservation issues, including how humans have forced the animals to adapt to the new surroundings. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 9:00 - 9:30am, 10:00 - 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Danger Rangers
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's, 8:00 - 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 13 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Danger Rangers is an animated series focusing on rules for safety in various situations and providing children with clear cut safety information. The program features animal superheroes that work as a safety squad to protect children. They reinforce concepts of teamwork and preparedness, and model for children the acquisition of important health and safety information. The episodes are structured to present potential safety concerns, such as the need to take proper safety precautions when swimming, and use a song to introduce the relevant steps that should be taken. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Horseland
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's, 8:30 - 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HORSELAND is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce prosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (Digital My 3.2 Channel for KIMT 3.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
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. The programs highlight children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas - (Digital My 3.2 Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's, 8:30 - 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In our educational and informative television series we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that have allowed them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face, whether ape or giant lizard, shark or tiger, or any other amazing animal from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Antarctica, the oceans, and everywhere in between. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Dog Tales(Digital My 3.2 Channel for KIMT 3.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's, 11:30am - 12:00pm
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. Dog Tales provides dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a do. Informative segments on various dog breeds and various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The series also promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (Digital My 3.2 Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's, 8:00-8:30am
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. Teenage hosts Araya and Christina investigate real-life reports of mysteries such as ghosts, monsters, vampires and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been emailed in by viewers, in a feature called "V-Files", as well as a way to create your own versions of the mysteries in the show in his "Mystery Lab" segment. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (Digital My 3.2 Channel for KIMT 3.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's, 11:00 - 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program presents to children safety tips and real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals. It provides valuable information to young viewers about the animals themselves, their habitats, development and behavior, and also promotes awareness of important environmental issues. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas Classics(Digital My 3.2 Channel for KIMT 3.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:30 - 1:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In our educational and informative television series we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that have allowed them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face, whether ape or giant lizard, shark or tiger, or any other amazing animal from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Antarctica, the oceans, and everywhere in between. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Missing - (Digital My 3.2 Channel for KIMT 3.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's, 10:30 - 11:00am
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. Missing provides safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (Digital My 3.2 Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 7:30 - 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Beakman,an out of the ordinary teacher, answers viewer's questions about science. With the help of two wacky sidekicks, Lester the Rat, and Joise, Beakman uses different methods of teaching such as interviews with dead scientist, animation, and laboratory experiments to help kids understand the principals of science. This FCC friendly show turns science into fun! This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Airs on My 3.2 Sunday, 9:00 - 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. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series young audience. A study conducted by The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania concerning the implementation of the FCC processing guideline known as the Three-Hour Rule found that Real Life 101 was highly educational. The series is currently being provided to schools and libraries across the USA by one of the nation's quality educational distributors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Swap TV - (Digital My 3.2 Channel for KIMT 3.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's, 10:00 - 10:30am
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. SWAP TV is a weekly half-hour television series about two teenagers from different backgrounds swapping lives for a weekend. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the swapping youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone elses way of life. Each episode is informative, entertaining and promotes good social values and respect. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Busytown Mysteries
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's, 10:00 - 10:30am, 10:30 - 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

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NVT Mason City Licensee, LLC


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