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

FRN:
0023677644
File Number:
CPR-125832
Submit Date:
01/04/2012
Call Sign:
K04QP-D
Facility ID:
168403
City:
CASAS ADOBES
State:
AZ
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/04/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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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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 NBC
Nielsen DMA Tuscon (Nogales)
Web Home Page Address www.kvoa.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 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 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 Babar
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat's 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, Babar is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibility, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting people's privacy, learning to cope with unforeseen changes, and being honest. These messages emerge from the need to resolve a dilemma that is faced by Babar, one of his friends or family members.
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 Babar
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/11 6:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode # 11/19/11 #BAR205
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 7) Response
Program Title The Magic School Bus
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat's 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS is a show that features the most adventuresome teacher on the planet, Ms. Frizzle and her group of students who dutifully follow her approach to education by taking magical field trips to learn about anything that interests her or them. All the students are curious, but with each one, there is often a personal problem that needs solving and the field trip has a way of dovetailing with the personal challenge to get everything all worked out. The class has been on 52 field trips, traveling in a magic bus that can transform its shape and power source, so it can travel through any environment, from the bottom of the ocean to outermost space. Ms. Frizzle can handle it all, from driving the bus, navigating unfamiliar terrain, to guiding the children's learning through inquiry. She is undeterred and rarely discouraged and expects no less from her students. Ms. Frizzle is amazingly understanding and permissive in her approach and the children are ambitiously curious about the world as a result. It's not just the bus that's magic
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 The Magic School Bus
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/11 6pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode # 11/19/11 #MSB413
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat's 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. Willa's Wild Life is a new animated series centered on a six-year-old girl, and her menagerie of animals. Willa lives at home with her father and pets - an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, penguins, and lots of rabbits. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. With her animals and best friend Dooley as key elements of her team, Willa works on solutions to overcome her challenge. Together they find ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence, and become altruistic. With help from her animal friends, Willa figures out how to earn the things she wants by helping others. She learns to appreciate the friends that she has rather than trying to change to fit in with the cool group. She realizes that asking questions is better than jumping to conclusions. Whether at school, home or in the neighborhood, Willa finds a way to analyze her situation and learn from experience.
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 Willa's Wild Life
List date and time rescheduled 10/15/11 4pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-10-15
Episode # 10/15/11 WIL015
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Willa's Wild Life
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/11 4pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode # 11/19/11 WIL012
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Pearlie
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat's 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. PEARLIE recounts the weekly escapades of an optimistic, amiable fairy who has been appointed by Fairy HQ to maintain order in Jubilee Park. She lives among a dozen assorted characters, including her fairy best friends, Opal and Jasper, a garden elf, a wood nymph, possum, bats, other fairies, rats, a small colony of fleas, a lizard and her arch-rival, Saphira, who is also her fairy cousin. While Pearlie is very likable, she is a bit of a busy body who likes to arrange things according to over-ambitious plans that ultimately get her in trouble. She gets along with everyone so, ultimately, every problem is solved and Pearlie learns a lesson. However, her greatest challenges are usually presented by her one enemy, the bully and diva Saphira. Fortunately, Pearlie rises to Saphira's challenges, not with meanness, but by outwitting her. Overall, learning is a constant process for Pearlie because she has big responsibilities, taking care of an entire little community, but she is indomitable and tenacious and ends up preserving order and happiness in Jubilee Park.
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 Pearlie
List date and time rescheduled 10/15/11 4:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-10-15
Episode # 10/15/11 #PEA109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Pearlie
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/11 4:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode # 11/19/11 PEA107
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Wild LTD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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. 'Wild Ltd' is a half hour series created and designed with the focus of educating and entertaining children from 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Game Ranger Michelle Garforth-Venter, on her adventures both on land and under the water. Michelle meets researchers and veterinarians and learns about their work - suggesting job opportunities in the conservation world. Michelle always teaches about the anatomy of the species at hand, the conservation listing and how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live within.
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 Wild LTD
List date and time rescheduled 11/27/11 10am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode # 11/19/11 #110
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Turbo Dogs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat's 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Turbo Dogs is an animated show based on the books, Racer Dogs, by Bob Kolar. The series follows a group of six dogs from Racerville who love to compete with one another in races. In each story, one or more of the dogs encounter and solve problems that teach them social-emotional lessons on good sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation, playing fair, and friendship. The show also imparts information on the mechanics of racing such as directionality and concepts of distance and time. The social-emotional messages are embedded through the stories using action and humor. The tags at the end of each episode reiterate and establish the educational message learned by the dogs.
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 Turbo Dogs
List date and time rescheduled 11/27/11 9am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode # 11/19/11 #TDO126
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Shelldon
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat's 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Shelldon is an animated series about a school-aged yoka shell mollusk named Shelldon. He lives with his adoptive family, the Clams, in Shell Land, an undersea community populated by all sorts of sea species. Shelldon and his best friends, Connie (a cowry shell mollusk) and Herman (a hermit crab) face a specific challenge in every episode. The problem may be managing a bully, improving their grades, learning how to be altruistic, or protecting their environment from natural and man-made disasters. In all cases, they rely on Dr. Shell, the most venerated intellectual and elder in Shell Land who teaches them and gives them opportunities to harness their potential and solve the problem. Each episode provides a direct social-emotional lesson and many episodes provide informational content relating to the sea life habitat of Shell Land and enironmental conservation.
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 Shelldon
List date and time rescheduled 11/27/11 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode # 11/19/11 #SHL010
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Bill Shaw
Address 209 W. Elm St
City Tucson
State AZ
Zip 85705
Telephone Number 520-792-2270
Email Address bshaw@kvoa.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. KVOA answered "yes" to questions 7b-c, however, these questions are not applicable and therefore, there is no need to fill out the "Statement of Explanation" form since KVOA does not broadcast an analog signal. --- PREEMPTIONS: The E/I programs that were preempted moved to their 2nd homes dates noted. --- Bear Essential News for Kids news vignettes, which are researched, written and delivered by students from local area schools are produced by KVOA. Six vignettes air each Saturday during the E/I children's programming. Also, KVOA held a young reports workshop on 10/22/11 for children ages 9-16 years of age. There were 150 young reports in attendance as well as 75 parents and staff of Bear Essential News for Kids. KVOA provided 5 staff members to teach and mentor these young reporters. --- The More You Know website, (www.themoreyouknow.com), is a comprehensive website that provides in-depth referral information in connection with the on-air public service announcements that air during the E/I programs. Content includes video of all current public service announcements, a general campaign overview, message boards, press releases, kids pages and referral information by topic to partnering agencies referenced in the PSA's. The site includes a comprehensive list of the campaign's accolades, including Emmy and Peabody awards. In addition, a behind-the-scene story with clips from talent interviews can be viewed.

Other Matters (7)

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Other Matters (1 of 7) Response
Program Title Pearlie
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat's 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 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. Pearlie recounts the weekly escapades of an optimistic, amiable fairy who has been appointed by Fairy HQ to maintain order in Jubilee Park. She lives among a dozen assorted characters, including her fairy best friends Opal, and Jasper, a garden elf, a wood nymph, possum, bats, other fairies, rats, a small colony of fleas, a lizard and her arch rival, Saphira who is also her fairy cousin. While Pearlie is very likable, she is a bit of a busy-body who likes to arrange things according to over-ambitious plans that ultimately get her in trouble. She gets along with everyone so ultimately every problem is solved and Pearlie learns a lesson. However, her greatest challenges are usually presented by her one enemy, the bully and diva Saphira. Fortunately, Pearlie rises to Saphira's challenges, not with meanness, but by outwitting her. Overall, learning is a constant process for Pearlie because she has big responsibilities,
Other Matters (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Shelldon
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 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. Shelldon is an animated series about a school-aged yoka shell mollusk named Shelldon. He lives with his adoptive family, the Clams, in Shell Land, an undersea community populated by all sorts of sea species. Shelldon and his best friends, Connie (a cowry shell mollusk) and Herman (a hermit crab) face a specific challenge in every episode. The problem may be managing a bully, improving their grades, learning how to be altruistic, or protecting their environment from natural and man-made disasters. In all cases, they rely on Dr. Shell, the most venerated intellectual and elder in Shell Land who teaches them and gives them opportunities to harness their potential and solve the problem. Each episode provides a direct social-emotional lesson and many episodes provide informational content relating to the sea life habitat of Shell Land and environmental conservation.
Other Matters (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat's 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 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. WILLA'S WILD LIFE is a new animated series featuring a six-year-old girl, Willa, who is permitted to share her home with an ever-growing menagerie of animals- an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, three penguins, and lots of rabbits. These creatures speak to Willa, offering her advice and friendship from each of their respective points of view. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. Her animals and best friend Dooley help her develop solutions to overcome each challenge. With the support of Dooley, the animals and praise from her dad, Willa finds ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence, and become altruistic.
Other Matters (4 of 7) Response
Program Title The Magic School Bus
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat's 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 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. The Magic School Bus is a classic show that features the most adventuresome teacher on the planet, Ms. Frizzle and her group of students who dutifully follow her approach to education by taking magical field trips to learn about anything that interests her or them. The students are all curious, but with each one, there is often a personal problem that needs solving and the field trip has a way of dovetailing with the personal challenge to get everything all worked out. The class has been on 52 field trips, traveling in a magic bus that can transform its shape and power source, so it can travel through any environment, from the bottom of the ocean to outermost space. Ms. Frizzle can handle it all, from driving the bus, navigating unfamiliar terrain, to guiding the children's learning through inquiry. She is undeterred and rarely discouraged and expects no less from her students. Ms. Frizzle is amazingly understanding and permissive in her approach and the children are ambitiously curious about the world as a result. It's not just the bus that's magic.
Other Matters (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Babar
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat's 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 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. BABAR, based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibility, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting people's privacy, learning to cope with unforeseen changes, and being honest. These messages emerge from the need to resolve a dilemma that is faced by Babar, one of his friends or family members.
Other Matters (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Wild Ltd.
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 'Wild Ltd' is a half hour series created and designed with the focus of educating and entertaining children from 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Game Ranger Michelle Garforth-Venter, on her adventures both on land and under the water. Michelle meets researchers and veterinarians and learns about their work - suggesting job opportunities in the conservation world. Michelle always teaches about the anatomy of the species at hand, the conservation listing and how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live within.
Other Matters (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Turbo Dogs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat's 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 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. Turbo Dogs is an animated show based on the books, Racer Dogs, by Bob Kolar. The series follows a group of six dogs from Racerville who love to compete with one another in races. In each story, one or more of the dogs encounter and solve problems that teach them social-emotional lessons on good sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation, playing fair, and friendship. The show also imparts information on the mechanics of racing such as directionality and concepts of distance and time. The social-emotional messages are embedded through the stories using action and humor. The tags at the end of each episode reiterate and establish the educational message learned by the dogs.

Certification

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

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

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

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

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

KVOA Communications Inc.


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