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

FRN:
0001582816
File Number:
CPR-134904
Submit Date:
10/09/2012
Call Sign:
KHQ-TV
Facility ID:
34537
City:
SPOKANE
State:
WA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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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Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Spokane
Web Home Page Address www.khq.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 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
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: 3.0
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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title The Wiggles
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT - 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 10
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 10
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 Wiggles is a musical variety show specifically designed for pre-school children. Starring Tony, Murray, Greg and Jeff, the Wiggles offer a montage of skits that are specifically designed for teaching and entertaining the preschool audience. Supported by an ensemble of characters, larger than life animals (humans dressed as animal charactrers) as well as a pirate, Captain Feathersword; the Wiggles teach numbers, letters, colors, matching and classifying what belongs together (or not), and following directions. Featuring dancing and occasional guest artists, the Wiggles provides a plethora of visual interest for the viewer while presenting the lessons in an easily understandable and developmentally appropriate manner for the preschool child.
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 Wiggles
List date and time rescheduled 09/12/12 - 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-08
Episode # 09/08/12 - EWIG0010
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wiggles
List date and time rescheduled 07/25/12 - 2PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-07-28
Episode # 07/28/12 - EWIG102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wiggles
List date and time rescheduled 09/19/12 - 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-15
Episode # 09/15/12 - EWIG111
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wiggles
List date and time rescheduled 07/18/12 - 2PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-07-14
Episode # 07/14/12 - EWIG103
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wiggles
List date and time rescheduled 09/26/12 - 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-22
Episode # 09/22/12 - EWIG112
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wiggles
List date and time rescheduled 08/15/12 - 2PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-08-11
Episode # 08/11/12 - EWIG109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wiggles
List date and time rescheduled 08/22/12 - 2PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-08-18
Episode # 08/18/12 - EWIG105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wiggles
List date and time rescheduled 07/24/12 - 2:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-08-04
Episode # 08/04/12 - EWIG108
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wiggles
List date and time rescheduled 09/05/12 - 2PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-01
Episode # 09/01/12 - EWIG107
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wiggles
List date and time rescheduled 10/03/12 - 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-29
Episode # 09/29/12 - EWIG0013
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THU - 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Swap TV" if a half-hour show about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the speical interest of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while encouraging an appreciation of 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 (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Pajanimals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT - 4:00PM - 4:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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 Pajanimals are a group of four preschool aged puppets who live together in a house with their off-screen mother and father. They reside primarily in their bedroom, a dormitory of sorts, where they complete their nighttime routine of brushing teeth and conversing quietly before falling to sleep. The quiet time, always turns into a discussion that results in a dream-like adventure to solve a problem, such as overcoming shyness, making a brand new friend, or dealing with a bully. The adventure takes place in several nighttime dream locales where special friends help them work through the social/emotional problem of the day. Specific approaches to managing the problem are demonstrated and practiced throuhgout the adventure. The children return home in time to get ample rest, confident about facing their issues when they awaken the following day.
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 Pajanimals
List date and time rescheduled 10/04/12 - 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-29
Episode # 09/29/12 - EPAJ113H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Pajanimals
List date and time rescheduled 08/16/12 - 2PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-08-11
Episode # 08/11/12 - EPAJ106H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Pajanimals
List date and time rescheduled 07/26/12 - 2PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-07-28
Episode # 07/28/12 - EPAJ104H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Pajanimals
List date and time rescheduled 09/13/12 - 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-08
Episode # 09/08/12 - EPAJ110H
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Justin Time
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN - 9:00AM - 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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. Justin Time features a little boy, Justin, who wants very much to master his destiny, have great adventures, and solve problems. He begins with a problem that vexes him and daydreams his way into an adventure that takes him to diffrent places around the world, providing him with an experience to help solve his problem when he returns home. Justin is accompanied by two imaginary friends throughout his adventurs; Olive, a knowledgeable playmate, and Squidgy, the morphing flying sponge, who provides commentary and comedy along the way. Some examples of Justin's lessons involve learning that it takes focus to achieve success; our failures can teach what we need to do to succeed next time; or when one path to solve a problem doesn't work, you can find an alternative way to achieve your goal. Justin promotes self-directed learning from the young child's perspective and imagination.
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 Justin Time
List date and time rescheduled 08/15/12 - 2:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-08-05
Episode # 08/05/12 - EJTM105H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Justin Time
List date and time rescheduled 08/13/12 - 2:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-08-12
Episode # 08/12/12 - EJTM106H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Justin Time
List date and time rescheduled 07/23/12 - 2:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-07-29
Episode # 07/29/12 - EJTM104H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Justin Time
List date and time rescheduled 09/17/12 - 11:00AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-16
Episode # 09/16/12 - EJTM111H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Justin Time
List date and time rescheduled 10/01/12 - 11:00AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-30
Episode # 09/30/12 - EJTM113H
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WED - 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" provides information and examples to teen viewers of how their teen contemporaries can and are achieving positive things through the discipline and dedication experienced in sports...both team and individual competition. The program also often includes inspirational stories of youth with physical handicaps who have overcome their limitations and challenges to succeed in sports and life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT - 4:30PM - 5:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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. Poppy Cat, based on the book series by Lara Jones, models the use of imagination and storytelling to encourage creative thinking in viewers. Each episode features the narrator, Lara, reading a story about Poppy Cat to her own cat (who is also named Poppy). She weaves an excitng tale following her imagination, which leads her to distant lands reached by boat, plane, hot air balloon or train. Each story features Poppy Cat, as the leader of a group of animal friends, a resident bully Egbert the badger and other occasionally recurring characters. A prevailing message emerges within each episode to be nice to your friends and always work together. There remains an overarching implicit message within every episode as well; think creatively and exercise your mind through reading and storytelling - for these activities always lead to enjoyment and adventure.
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 Poppy Cat
List date and time rescheduled 10/01/12 - 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-29
Episode # 09/29/12 - EPCT113H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Poppy Cat
List date and time rescheduled 09/24/12 - 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-22
Episode # 09/22/12 - EPCT112H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Poppy Cat
List date and time rescheduled 08/13/12 - 2:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-08-11
Episode # 08/11/12 - EPCT106H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Poppy Cat
List date and time rescheduled 07/23/12 - 2:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-07-28
Episode # 07/28/12 - EPCT104H
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI - 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "The Real Winning Edge" series is developed to be an educational/informational program for the 13-16 years of age group. It is designed to help youth make "winning choices" in their lives in order to grow to be productive citizens. This series is based on role models who are making pre-social life choices. Emphasis is on being honest, loyal, hard working toward productive goals, and treating others as they would like to be treated.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUE - 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dragonfly TV" is a half-hour science series that highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem-solving skills while providing valuable information to reach answers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI - 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dog Tales" is a program designed to provide chldren ages 13 to 16 with information regarding dog safety and care tips as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments about the various breeds of dogs and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. Each show also includes recommended reading lists about dogs and promotes children's writing and creating skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Lazy Town
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT - 10AM - 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 8
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. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, character's eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends ("human" puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over the earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating "sports candy" (aka fruits and vegetables), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities including playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
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 Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 10/02/12 - 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-29
Episode # 09/29/12 - EZLT120H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 07/24/12 - 2PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-07-28
Episode # 07/28/12 - ELZT104H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 08/14/12 - 2PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-08-11
Episode # 08/11/12 - ELZT109H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 07/25/12 - 2:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-08-04
Episode # 08/04/12 - ELZT108H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 09/11/12 - 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-08
Episode # 09/08/12 - EZLT116H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 09/18/12 - 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-15
Episode # 09/15/12 - EZLT117H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 07/17/12 - 2PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-07-14
Episode # 07/14/12 - ELZT102H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 08/21/12 - 2PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-08-18
Episode # 08/18/12 - ELZT110H
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT - 3:30PM - 4:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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. "Noodle and Doodle", an instructional series, features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. Host, Sean, drives around in a double-decker bus fully equipped with art supplies and a kitchen, ready for any assignment. Thr projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something to display within the child's home. Sean's side-kick, Doggity, is an ever-faithful beagle who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe, set in a kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. The art projects typically promote utilizing recycled materials in order to demonstrate that creatvity can transform something intended for one purpose into something that achieves a completely different goal.
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 Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 10/05/12 - 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-29
Episode # 09/29/12 - ENAD113H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 08/17/12 - 2PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-08-11
Episode # 08/11/12 - ENAD106H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 09/14/12 - 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-08
Episode # 09/08/12 - ENAD110H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 07/27/12 - 2PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-07-28
Episode # 07/28/12 - ENAD104H
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MON - 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show carries the important message for young people in regard to being aware of their surroundings and using caution when dealing with strangers. The show offers tips about how to act in dangerous, or potentially dangerous circumstances.
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 Louise Hansen
Address 1201 West Sprague Avenue
City Spokane
State WA
Zip 99201
Telephone Number 509-448-4606
Email Address louise.hansen@khq.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. The children's programming reported here reflects material that aired on KHQ's two digital streams during the third quarter of 2012. Because the NBC Television network presented time-sensitive coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics from 7/27 through 8/12, some children's programs were preempted. Most of these were rescheduled in the respective program's Second Home, but three of these were not because the Second Home was also occupied by Olympic coverage. All children's programming preempted during the Olympics was rescheduled in appropriate time periods and the station notified viewers of the rescheduling. Effective the week of September 10, KHQ TV changed its Monday through Friday daytime schedule to accommodate new programming. Accordingly, the station also changed the Second Homes of all children's programming beginning that week. The new Second Homes have been used on a regular basis since that change and, when preemptions have occurred, the station has notified viewers of rescheduling to the new Second Homes.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI - 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "The Real Winning Edge" series is developed to be an educational/informational program for the 13 - 16 years of age group. It is designed to help youth make "winning choices" in their lives in order to grow to be productive citizens. The series is based on role models who are making pre-social life choices. Emphasis is on being honest, loyal, hard working toward productive goals, and treating others as they would like to be treated.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title The Wiggles
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT - 10:30AM-11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "The Wiggles" is a musical variety show specifically designed for pre-school children. Starring Tony, Murray, Greg and Jeff, the Wiggles offer a montage of skits that are specifically designed for teaching and entertaining the preschool audience. Supported by an ensemble of characters, larger than life animals (humans dressed as animal characters) as well as a pirate, Captain Feathersword; the Wiggles teach numbers, letters, colors, matching and classifying what belongs together (or not), and following directions. Featuring dancing and occasional guest artists the Wiggles provides a plethora of visual interest for the viewer, while presenting the lessons in an easily understandable and developmentally appropriate manner for the preschool child.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Lazy Town
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT - 10:00AM-10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Lazy Town" encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends ("human" puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating "sports candy" (aka fruits and vegetables), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities including playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MON - 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show carries the important message for young people in regard to being aware of their surroundings and using caution when dealing with strangers. The show offers tips about how to act in dangerous, or potentially dangerous, circumstances.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI - 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ""Dog Tales" is a program designed to provide children ages 13 to 16 with information regarding dog safety and care tips as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments about the various breeds of dogs and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. Each show also includes recommended reading lists about dogs and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT - 3:30PM-4:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Noodle and Doodle", an instructional series, features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. Host, Sean, drives around in a double-decker bus fully equipped with art supplies and a kitchen, ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something to display within the child's home. Sean's side-kick, Doggity, is an ever-faithful beagle who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe, set in a kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. The art projects typically promote utilizing recycled materials in order to demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something that achieves a completely different goal.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Dragonefly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUE - 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dragonfly TV" is a half-hour science series that highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem-solving skills while providing valuable information to reach answers.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Pajanimals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT - 4:00PM-4:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "The Pajanimals" are a group of four preschool aged puppets who live together in a house with their off-screen mother and father. They reside primarily in their bedroom, a dormitory of sorts, where they complete their nighttime routine of brushing teeth and conversing quietly before falling to sleep. The quiet time, always turns into a discussion that results in a dream-like adventure to solve a problem, such as overcoming shyness, making a new friend, or dealing with a bully. The adventure takes place in several nighttime dream locales where special friends help them work through the social/emotional problem of the day. Specific approaches to managing the problem are demonstrated and practiced throughout the adventure. The children return home in time to get ample rest, confident about facing their issues when they awaken the following day.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Justin Time
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN - 9:00AM-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Justin Time" features a little boy, Justin, who wants very much to master his destiny, have great adventures, and solve problems. He begins with a problem that vexes him and daydreams his way into an adventure that takes him to different places around the world, providing him with an experience to help solve his problem when he returns home. Justin is accompanied by two imaginary friends throughout his adventures; Olive, a knowledgeable playmate, and Squidgy, the morphing flying sponge, who provides commentary and comedy along the way. Some examples of Justin's lessons involve learning that it takes focus to achieve success; our failures can teach what we need to do to succeed next time; or when one path to solve a problem doesn't work, you can find an alternative way to achieve your goal. Justin promotes self-directed learning from the young child's perspective and imagination.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THUR - 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Swap TV" is a half-hour show about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while encouraging an appreciation of someone else's way of life.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT - 4:30PM-5:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Poppy Cat", based on the book series by Lara Jones, models the use of imagination and storytelling to encourage creative thinking in viewers. Each episode features the narrator Lara, reading a story about Poppy Cat, to her own cat (who is also named Poppy). She weaves an exciting tale following her imagination, which leads her to distant lands reached by boat, plane, hot air balloon or train. Each story features Poppy Cat, as the leader of a group of animal friends, a resident bully Egbert the badger, and other occasionally recurring characters. A prevailing message emerges within each episode to be nice to your friends and always work together. There remains an overarching implicit message within every episode as well: think creatively and exercise your mind through reading and storytelling - for these activities always lead to enjoyment and adventure.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WED - 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" provides information and examples to teen viewers of how their teen contemporaries can and are achieving positive things through the discipline and dedication experienced in sports...both team and individual competition. The program also often includes inspirational stories of youth with physical handicaps who have overcome their limitations and challenges to succeed in sports and life.

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