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

FRN:
0007623770
File Number:
CPR-133149
Submit Date:
08/30/2012
Call Sign:
KRGV-TV
Facility ID:
43328
City:
WESLACO
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
08/30/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2012

General Information

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Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Harlingen-Weslaco-Brnsv-McA
Web Home Page Address www.krgv.com

Digital Core Programming

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State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 4.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 504.0
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: 14.0
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(29)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 29) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. features stories and drawings by students in second through eighth grade using sketch comedy, story theatre, game shows, original songs, puppetry and more. Since their debut in 2007, they have featured stories written by almost 1,000 elementary school students. The show is set around the submissions of short stories, school reports, poetry, essays, basic academic questions and artwork from students in the Chicago Public Schools and other schools in the Chicago area between second and eighth grades. A parent or guardian then signs a standard release form if the idea is used in the series. An ensemble of actors for the series then takes these submissions, and the program's writers and actors create a short teleplay which is acted out with minimal props, costumes and a chroma key backdrop (the titlular green screen of the series.) The student's story is brought to life by the actors as the green screen becomes the world of the story or subject. The Green Screen also showcases their children's original artwork.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 29) Response
Program Title Busytown Mysteries (aired on secondary channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 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 preschooler's 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 episodes 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 29) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30-9:00 AM CT (aired on secondary channel
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. features stories and drawings by students in second through eighth grade using sketch comedy, story theatre, game shows, original songs, puppetry and more. Since their debut in 2007, they have featured stories written by almost 1,000 elementary school students. The show is set around the submissions of short stories, school reports, poetry, essays, basic academic questions and artwork from students in the Chicago Public Schools and other schools in the Chicago area between second and eighth grades. A parent or guardian then signs a standard release form if the idea is used in the series. An ensemble of actors for the series then takes these submissions, and the program's writers and actors create a short teleplay which is acted out with minimal props, costumes and a chroma key backdrop (the titlular green screen of the series.) The student's story is brought to life by the actors as the green screen becomes the world of the story or subject. The Green Screen also showcases their children's original artwork.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 29) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00 am ct (Aired on secondary)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 30
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. EDUCATIONAL CONTENT BASED ON NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS IN FINANCIAL LITERACY, NUTRITION, EARCH SCIENCE, ECOLOGY, HEALTH, LIFE SKILLS AND FITNESS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 29) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, sea Rescue. features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wild1ife. Produced for ages 13 to 16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit, rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology-y. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 29) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30=8:00 AM CT (Aired on secondary channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. features stories and drawings by students in second through eighth grade using sketch comedy, story theatre, game shows, original songs, puppetry and more. Since their debut in 2007, they have featured stories written by almost 1,000 elementary school students. The show is set around the submissions of short stories, school reports, poetry, essays, basic academic questions and artwork from students in the Chicago Public Schools and other schools in the Chicago area between second and eighth grades. A parent or guardian then signs a standard release form if the idea is used in the series. An ensemble of actors for the series then takes these submissions, and the program's writers and actors create a short teleplay which is acted out with minimal props, costumes and a chroma key backdrop (the titlular green screen of the series.) The student's story is brought to life by the actors as the green screen becomes the world of the story or subject. The Green Screen also showcases their children's original artwork.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 29) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:0 AM CT (aired on secondary channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. features stories and drawings by students in second through eighth grade using sketch comedy, story theatre, game shows, original songs, puppetry and more. Since their debut in 2007, they have featured stories written by almost 1,000 elementary school students. The show is set around the submissions of short stories, school reports, poetry, essays, basic academic questions and artwork from students in the Chicago Public Schools and other schools in the Chicago area between second and eighth grades. A parent or guardian then signs a standard release form if the idea is used in the series. An ensemble of actors for the series then takes these submissions, and the program's writers and actors create a short teleplay which is acted out with minimal props, costumes and a chroma key backdrop (the titlular green screen of the series.) The student's story is brought to life by the actors as the green screen becomes the world of the story or subject. The Green Screen also showcases their children's original artwork.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 29) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00 AM (Aired on secondary channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. features stories and drawings by students in second through eighth grade using sketch comedy, story theatre, game shows, original songs, puppetry and more. Since their debut in 2007, they have featured stories written by almost 1,000 elementary school students. The show is set around the submissions of short stories, school reports, poetry, essays, basic academic questions and artwork from students in the Chicago Public Schools and other schools in the Chicago area between second and eighth grades. A parent or guardian then signs a standard release form if the idea is used in the series. An ensemble of actors for the series then takes these submissions, and the program's writers and actors create a short teleplay which is acted out with minimal props, costumes and a chroma key backdrop (the titlular green screen of the series.) The student's story is brought to life by the actors as the green screen becomes the world of the story or subject. The Green Screen also showcases their children's original artwork.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 29) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Jeff shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. Viewers get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 29) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. Richard takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 29) Response
Program Title Liberty's Kids (aired on secondary channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled <pmdau-Friday 8:30-9:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. To teach the history of the American Revolution (The period from 1773-1789) in age appropriate manner and specifically to assist our target audience of young people in putting historical concepts into a context perspective that is consistent with their developmental ability to comprehend, integrate and retain the information and ideas. Liberty's Kids is designed to enable viewers to experience, in fresh and exciting ways, the extraordinary period of 1773-1789 in American history as the thirteen colonies, led by a group of courageous and brilliant individuals fought for freedom from Britain and established a new nation. It uses powerful storytelling to address the education goals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 29) Response
Program Title Edgemont (aired on secondary Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00-9:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE 30 MINUTE SHOW DELVES INTO THE LIVES OF STUDENTS AT MCKINLEY HIGH SCHOOL. THE PLOTS CONTAINED ROMANCE, INTRIGUE, JEALOUSY, AND ALL THE OTHER ELEMENTS CHARACTERISTIC OF THE ADOLESCENT AND SECONDARY SCHOOL SCENE. THEY ALSO EXPLORED VARIOUS SOCIAL ISUES, SUCH AS RACISM AND HOMESEXUALITY.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 29) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00-8:30 AM CT (aired on secondary)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. features stories and drawings by students in second through eighth grade using sketch comedy, story theatre, game shows, original songs, puppetry and more. Since their debut in 2007, they have featured stories written by almost 1,000 elementary school students. The show is set around the submissions of short stories, school reports, poetry, essays, basic academic questions and artwork from students in the Chicago Public Schools and other schools in the Chicago area between second and eighth grades. A parent or guardian then signs a standard release form if the idea is used in the series. An ensemble of actors for the series then takes these submissions, and the program's writers and actors create a short teleplay which is acted out with minimal props, costumes and a chroma key backdrop (the titlular green screen of the series.) The student's story is brought to life by the actors as the green screen becomes the world of the story or subject. The Green Screen also showcases their children's original artwork.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 29) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00-11:30 am Ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosts scan the country finding those who "pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 29) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry (aired on secondary channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Busy World of Richard Scarry series uses the following themes: love of parents, mastery of motor skills, language, and social skills, power, possessions, personal routines and family living. The aim of the series is to make television a positive force in the lives of children, to stimulate imagination, and to foster vicarious play. Pro-social behavior is demonstrated through Busytown's display of generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of point of views,empathy, and the acceptance of idiosyncrasies. Children are encouraged to move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community. The skill sets explored, that are crucial for academic learninge are: attention, language, memory, the active processing of a story, and the interest in reading.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 29) Response
Program Title Dino Squad (Aired on secondary channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30-12:00 noon CT (aired on secondary channel)
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dino Squad is designed to promote and reinforce cooperation, teamwork and teamwork and related interpersonal social skills. On the one hand, the world of our Dino Squad is highly fanstastic; it is populated with teens who become dinosaurs, dinosaurs who become rich and powerful businessmen, and kittens who become mutant kittanosauruses. It is a familiar world; one in which adolescents confront manhy of the same issues that most of our young people must deal with every day - issues such as how to be positive, effective individuals and members of society. Through emphasis of positive consequences and behavior, we belive that young viewers will also learn and grow in positive directions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 29) Response
Program Title Doodlebops Rockin Road Show (aired on secondary channel
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9-9:30 am ct (aired on secondary channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show promotes academic and social readiness in order to help young viewers toward ultimate competence and success in their future school and extracurricular environments By means of fantasy, fun, music and adventure, the Doodlebops teaches kids about their world and gives them the vital understanding and behavioral tools to explore it. Viewers' personal character and pro-social behavior are enhanced, and they learn to effectively express themselves and "read" the expressions of others. The show also provides a template that youngsters can use to fact situations and solve problems with the use of courage, inventiveness, and logical reasoning. It helps engage kids in new learning, and gives them a chance to hone and develop their burgeoning sense of humor.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 29) Response
Program Title Food For Thought
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30-12:00 pm ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewer's eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly half hour show informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the inspired dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards life and food.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 29) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8:00 am ct (aired on secondary channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. features stories and drawings by students in second through eighth grade using sketch comedy, story theatre, game shows, original songs, puppetry and more. Since their debut in 2007, they have featured stories written by almost 1,000 elementary school students. The show is set around the submissions of short stories, school reports, poetry, essays, basic academic questions and artwork from students in the Chicago Public Schools and other schools in the Chicago area between second and eighth grades. A parent or guardian then signs a standard release form if the idea is used in the series. An ensemble of actors for the series then takes these submissions, and the program's writers and actors create a short teleplay which is acted out with minimal props, costumes and a chroma key backdrop (the titlular green screen of the series.) The student's story is brought to life by the actors as the green screen becomes the world of the story or subject. The Green Screen also showcases their children's original artwork.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 29) Response
Program Title Edgemont (aired on secondary channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30-10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE 30 MINUTE SHOW DELVES INTO THE LIVES OF STUDENTS AT MCKINLEY HIGH SCHOOL. THE PLOTS CONTAINED ROMANCE, INTRIGUE, JEALOUSY, AND ALL THE OTHER ELEMENTS CHARACTERISTIC OF THE ADOLESCENT AND SECONDARY SCHOOL SCENE. THEY ALSO EXPLORED VARIOUS SOCIAL ISUES, SUCH AS RACISM AND HOMESEXUALITY.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 29) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry (aired on secondary channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Busy World of Richard Scarry series uses the following themes: love of parents, mastery of motor skills, language, and social skills, power, possessions, personal routines and family living. The aim of the series is to make television a positive force in the lives of children, to stimulate imagination, and to foster vicarious play. Pro-social behavior is demonstrated through Busytown's display of generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of point of views,empathy, and the acceptance of idiosyncrasies. Children are encouraged to move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community. The skill sets explored, that are crucial for academic learninge are: attention, language, memory, the active processing of a story, and the interest in reading.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 29) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:30-11:00 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Jack spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. He talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
List date and time rescheduled 5/27/12 2:30-3:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (23 of 29) Response
Program Title Dino Squad (aired on secondary channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dino Squad is designed to promote and reinforce cooperation, teamwork and teamwork and related interpersonal social skills. On the one hand, the world of our Dino Squad is highly fanstastic; it is populated with teens who become dinosaurs, dinosaurs who become rich and powerful businessmen, and kittens who become mutant kittanosauruses. It is a familiar world; one in which adolescents confront manhy of the same issues that most of our young people must deal with every day - issues such as how to be positive, effective individuals and members of society. Through emphasis of positive consequences and behavior, we belive that young viewers will also learn and grow in positive directions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 29) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (aired on secondary channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. features stories and drawings by students in second through eighth grade using sketch comedy, story theatre, game shows, original songs, puppetry and more. Since their debut in 2007, they have featured stories written by almost 1,000 elementary school students. The show is set around the submissions of short stories, school reports, poetry, essays, basic academic questions and artwork from students in the Chicago Public Schools and other schools in the Chicago area between second and eighth grades. A parent or guardian then signs a standard release form if the idea is used in the series. An ensemble of actors for the series then takes these submissions, and the program's writers and actors create a short teleplay which is acted out with minimal props, costumes and a chroma key backdrop (the titlular green screen of the series.) The student's story is brought to life by the actors as the green screen becomes the world of the story or subject. The Green Screen also showcases their children's original artwork.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 29) Response
Program Title Doodlebops
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30-10:00 AM CT (Aired on secondary channel
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 MAXX and their drive 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 information needs of children, has educating and informing children as 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 (26 of 29) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30-8:00 AM CT (aired on secondary channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. features stories and drawings by students in second through eighth grade using sketch comedy, story theatre, game shows, original songs, puppetry and more. Since their debut in 2007, they have featured stories written by almost 1,000 elementary school students. The show is set around the submissions of short stories, school reports, poetry, essays, basic academic questions and artwork from students in the Chicago Public Schools and other schools in the Chicago area between second and eighth grades. A parent or guardian then signs a standard release form if the idea is used in the series. An ensemble of actors for the series then takes these submissions, and the program's writers and actors create a short teleplay which is acted out with minimal props, costumes and a chroma key backdrop (the titlular green screen of the series.) The student's story is brought to life by the actors as the green screen becomes the world of the story or subject. The Green Screen also showcases their children's original artwork.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (27 of 29) Response
Program Title Mad About (Aired on secondary channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-10:00 AM CT (aired on secondary channel)
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. EDUCATIONAL CONTENT BASED ON NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS IN FINANCIAL LITERACY, NUTRITION, EARCH SCIENCE, ECOLOGY, HEALTH, LIFE SKILLS AND FITNESS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (28 of 29) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer fact to face with the best of the beasts. Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (29 of 29) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna (aired on Secondary channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10-10:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. He talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
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 (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1) Response
Program Title Sesame Street
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program KMBH
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 31
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday - Saturday 9:00-10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
Number of Preemptions: -1
Length of Program: 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from: 1 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming THIS PROGRAM FOSTERS THE NATURAL CURIOSITY OF YOUNG CHILDREN ABOUT COGNITIVE AND SOCIAL SKILLS. THE SCIENCE CURRICULUM ENCOURAGES PARENTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN TO OBSERVE SCIENCE AS IT APPEARS IN EVERYDAY LIVES. IT ALSO TEACHES CHILDREN THEIR LETTERS AND NUMBERS AS WELL AS ENCOURAGES READING.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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Liaison Contact

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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 Tammy Meier
Address P.O. Box 5
City Weslaco
State TX
Zip 78599
Telephone Number 956-968-5555
Email Address tammy@krgv.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. This report, for Second Quarter 2012, has been refiled on August 30, 2012, to correct an error in its submission. The report was first timely filed on July 6, 2012 (Confirmation # 131617), but on that date, the report was inadvertently filed as the station's First Quarter 2012 report because the wrong date was inadvertently selected from the drop down box that identifies the calendar quarter to which the report corresponds. Notwithstanding this error, the report was placed in the station's public file prior to filing. BROADCAST EFFORTS Masterminds: A half hour program on Sunday afternoons featuring academic competition among virtually every high school in the Rio Grande Valley. Students participating are from the first through fourth year of high school. Competition includes English, Science, Math, Current Events, History, Art and Music. Following completion of each program, KRGV donates a check to each school for library replenishment. Teach the Children: A program sponsored by KRGV where money is raised by businesses and a two hour telethon that is held and aired on KRGV in June to furnish first grade students with clothing and school supplies. The money is distributed throughout the valley schools Sponsorship of the children's television program Sesame Street that airs on the public television station KMBH. Airing of public service announcements geared towards children. PSA's such as Boys Scouts, Girl Scouts, Teen Stress, Crafts For Kids. NON BROADCAST EFFORTS Rio Grande Valley Literacy Center Spelling Bee: KRGV is active in the Literacy Center and several times each year we participate in the spelling bee to help raise funds to help students to learn how to read. This year KRGV's own anchor team won First Place in the spelling bee; helping to raise over $800 Career Days: The department head managers and news reporters, anchors as well as production attend school career fairs to encourage students to keep their grades up and tell about jobs available in the television market. Gear Up: NEWSCHANNEL 5's news anchor, Letty Garza is spokesperson for the school program where RGV middle schools and high school students are encouraged to strive for the best in their academic achievements. Make A Wish Foundation of the Rio Grande Valley: KRGV is a strong supporter of Make A Wish Foundation through monetary and free air time donations.

Other Matters (7)

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Other Matters (1 of 7) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11-11:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosts scan the country finding those who "pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time.
Other Matters (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Ocean's Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Jeff shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. Viewers get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Food for Thought
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30-12:00 noon ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewer's eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly half hour show informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the inspired dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards life and food.
Other Matters (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. Richard takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their home.
Other Matters (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS PROGRAM FOSTERS THE NATURAL CURIOSITY OF YOUNG CHILDREN ABOUT COGNITIVE AND SOCIAL SKILLS. THE SCIENCE CURRICULUM ENCOURAGES PARENTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN TO OBSERVE SCIENCE AS IT APPEARS IN EVERYDAY LIVES. IT ALSO TEACHES CHILDREN THEIR LETTERS AND NUMBERS AS WELL AS ENCOURAGES READING.
Other Matters (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, sea Rescue. features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wild1ife. Produced for ages 13 to 16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit, rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology-y. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (7 of 7) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 10:30-11:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. He talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro social values within an environmentally responsible universe.

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

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