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

FRN:
0020043568
File Number:
CPR-146403
Submit Date:
10/19/2013
Call Sign:
KSBS-CD
Facility ID:
168750
City:
DENVER
State:
CO
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/19/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2013

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CTN
Nielsen DMA Denver
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 8.0
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 0.0
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: 0.0
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(7)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 7) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 4:30pm
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 12 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 insights into careers and offers viewers and educational overview of interesting and exiting aspects of the featured careers. The host presents a program intended to stimulate interest in future career planning.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 4:30pm (from 9/28/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. Biz Kid$ uses a blend of entertainment and education to show kids how to make and manage money introducing concepts of financial literacy and entrepreneurship. It features teens learning about money and business as well as setting and achieving their financial goals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 4pm (until 9/21/13)
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 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Swap TV follows two teenagers from different backgrounds as they swap place for a weekend. Each teen gets to experience the other's life circumstances, culture and family setting. Viewers see how the teens adapt to a new life situation and the changes that take place in their perceptions along the way. The program teaches tolerance of different races, creeds and backgrounds whilst exposing an appreciation for someone else's way of life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Little House on the Prairie
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 5pm (to 9/6/13) Mon-Fri 7pm (from 9/9/13)
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Little House on the Prairie follows the real-life adventures of the Ingalls Family as they live and struggle through everyday life as settlers on the American Prairie in the 1800s. Children learn the life lessons of hard work, honesty, family values, and the consequences of choices made.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 6:30pm (until 9/7/13) Sat 5:30pm (from 9/14/13)
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 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in understanding and preserving aquatic environments and the wildlife they support by showing other young people participating in beach clean-ups and other conservation efforts.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 6pm (until 9/7/13) Sat 5pm (from 9/14/13)
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. Teen Kids News is designed to meet the needs of a young audience by getting into their world and covering news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates curiosity and develops their learning and cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience. Each week the show features segments including tips for choosing and getting into the right college, vocabulary skills training, as well as reports about healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and warnings against internet predators.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00 am
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. Laura McKenzie's Traveler is an in-depth travel show that offers entertaining, safe, educational, and informational programming for older children. It provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world. Graphic maps and detailed audio descriptions are included revealing where in the world the subject country or city is located. Laura takes viewers through major land formations and general terrain, all the while teaching about the creative and cultural arts specific to these locations.
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 David M. Drucker
Address P.O. Box 1471
City Evergreen
State CO
Zip 80437
Telephone Number 303-526-1702
Email Address ddrucker@wildblue.net
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. This Form 398 filing is timely per the FCC's public notice dated 10/17/2013 advising that filings delayed due to the government shutdown were suspended up to and until October 21, 2013.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00 am
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. Laura McKenzie's Traveler is an in-depth travel show that offers entertaining, safe, educational, and informational programming for older children. It provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world. Graphic maps and detailed audio descriptions are included revealing where in the world the subject country or city is located. Laura takes viewers through major land formations and general terrain, all the while teaching about the creative and cultural arts specific to these locations.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 4:30pm
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. Real Life 101 presents insights into careers and offers viewers and educational overview of interesting and exiting aspects of the featured careers. The host presents a program intended to stimulate interest in future career planning.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 5:00pm
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. Teen Kids News is designed to meet the needs of a young audience by getting into their world and covering news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates curiosity and develops their learning and cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience. Each week the show features segments including tips for choosing and getting into the right college, vocabulary skills training, as well as reports about healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and warnings against internet predators.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 5:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in understanding and preserving aquatic environments and the wildlife they support by showing other young people participating in beach clean-ups and other conservation efforts.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 4:00 pm
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. Biz Kid$ uses a blend of entertainment and education to show kids how to make and manage money introducing concepts of financial literacy and entrepreneurship. It features teens learning about money and business as well as setting and achieving their financial goals.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Little House on the Prairie
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 7pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
Length of Program 60 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. Little House on the Prairie follows the real-life adventures of the Ingalls Family as they live and struggle through everyday life as settlers on the American Prairie in the 1800s. Children learn the life lessons of hard work, honesty, family values, and the consequences of choices made.

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.

Denver Digital Television, LLC


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