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

FRN:
0003769270
File Number:
CPR-139570
Submit Date:
04/03/2013
Call Sign:
KDAO-CD
Facility ID:
46753
City:
MARSHALLTOWN
State:
IA
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/03/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2013

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network Retro TV
Nielsen DMA Des Moines-Ames
Web Home Page Address

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream
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
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:
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?
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?

Digital Core Programs(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Passport to Explore
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled W 7:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Passport To Explore takes an atypical approach, since the focus is specifically aimed at the 13-16 year-old set. Teens - the "Young Explorers" - travel the globe in search of exciting and adventure filled places and learn a little something in the process. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. It's purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F 7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 64
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. This half hour program deals with real jobs and careers that are explored in an energetic style as an education and information presentation for teenage viewers. A co-host approach allows interchange of questions ans responses adding viewer stimulation and insight. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. It's purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore 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 6) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M 7:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is a television series for children, featuring the loveable and talented Courtney Campbell, and her family of fun-loving puppets. Each episode mirrors a slice of everyday life, from problems to celebrations and everything in between. Mustard Pancakes serves children's social and emotional development, as well as their intellectual development. Children are exposed to the importance of responsibility, sharing, communicating, helping others and many other life skills. Through the scenarios displayed in each program children learn by example, acquiring the tools necessary to help them to be responsible members of society. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. It's purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TH 7:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Eco Company will explore all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The E-Co team will report on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and will share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show will also provide practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. It's purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title 9th Period
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled F 7:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. During the school day, they're top-notch students, working hard to make the grade. But come 9th period the textbooks are gone and the 3 kids team together and use the observation and deductive reasoning skills they've developed in class to solve the town's mysteries and crimes. Viewers will be engrossed in 9th Period as they use their own cognitive skills to solve the mysteries along with Peyton, Conner and Meg. Every episode includes a moral lesson as well integrating interesting science facts and other classroom knowledge. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. It's purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TU 7:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mouse in the House serves the educational and informational needs of children 9 to 12 years of age with its program content, providing young viewers with an educational experience conducting scientific experiment that children can repeat for themselves. The program combines practical demonstrations of science and physics with useful information for building important life skills. children. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. It's purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Mark Osmundson
Address 1930 North Center Street
City Marshalltown
State IA
Zip 50158
Telephone Number 641-752-4122
Email Address mark@kdao.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.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F 7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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 half hour program deals with real jobs and careers that are explored in an energetic style as an education and information presentation for teenage viewers. A co-host approach allows interchange of questions ans responses adding viewer stimulation and insight. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. It's purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Th 7:00 AM
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. Eco Company will explore all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The E-Co team will report on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and will share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show will also provide practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. It's purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title 9th Period
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled F 7:00 AM
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. During the school day, they're top-notch students, working hard to make the grade. But come 9th period the textbooks are gone and the 3 kids team together and use the observation and deductive reasoning skills they've developed in class to solve the town's mysteries and crimes. Viewers will be engrossed in 9th Period as they use their own cognitive skills to solve the mysteries along with Peyton, Conner and Meg. Every episode includes a moral lesson as well integrating interesting science facts and other classroom knowledge. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. It's purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Dog and Cat Training
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled W 7:00 AM
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. In this program, a well-known Hollywood animal trainer and author, demonstrates how to train dogs and cats with the help of his furry friends either in-home or on location. The visual instructions are an easy way to learn the art of training our four-legged family companions. The skills learned in each half hour are not only to improve training skills but will teach young people patience, kindness, responsibility, determination and understanding - all needed in life, as well. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. It's purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tu 7:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mouse in the House serves the educational and informational needs of children 9 to 12 years of age with its program content, providing young viewers with an educational experience conducting scientific experiment that children can repeat for themselves. The program combines practical demonstrations of science and physics with useful information for building important life skills. children. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. It's purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M 7:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is a television series for children, featuring the loveable and talented Courtney Campbell, and her family of fun-loving puppets. Each episode mirrors a slice of everyday life, from problems to celebrations and everything in between. Mustard Pancakes serves children's social and emotional development, as well as their intellectual development. Children are exposed to the importance of responsibility, sharing, communicating, helping others and many other life skills. Through the scenarios displayed in each program children learn by example, acquiring the tools necessary to help them to be responsible members of society. This program is specifically designed to advance the educational and informational needs of children. It's purpose is to provide education and information to children and therefore meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

Certification

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Question Response

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

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

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

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

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

MTN Broadcasting, Inc.


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