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

FRN:
0013522339
File Number:
CPR-129782
Submit Date:
04/10/2012
Call Sign:
KDFI
Facility ID:
17037
City:
DALLAS
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2012

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 MNTV
Nielsen DMA Dallas-Ft. Worth
Web Home Page Address www.kdfi27.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 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 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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Ultimate Choice (BounceTV 27.2 subchannel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Ultimate Choice" follows eight teens on thrilling outdoor adventures. The participants are individually challenged to develop their moral convictions and make important decisions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30 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. "Animal Rescue" showcases heroic stories of dedicated individuals helping animals around the world. Viewers are invited to share their stories and video of animal rescues and information about rescue sanctuaries.
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 Teen Kids News (Bounce TV 27.2 subchannel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Teen Kids News" presents news and informational features in a teen appropriate manner. Segments include college advice; personal safety-including tips for new drivers; vocabulary skills training and nutrition. This program develops youngsters' learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills and stimulates their curiousity. "Teen Kids News" serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (BounceTV 27.2 subchannel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Safari Tracks" focuses on African wildlife and explores the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals in their natural habitat.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30 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. "Dragonfly TV" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including scientific principles and their practical applications in everyday life. The show provides informative segments on various sports and academic activities and science and research techniques, allowing students to conduct their own experiments. "Dragonfly TV" promotes children's writing and creative skills.
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 Live Life and Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8 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. This series features inspirational teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports and community. Program topics include life skills, social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, volunteerism and academic achievement.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30 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. "Great Big World" introduces age-appropriate global issues to young viewers. Elizabeth and her friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. Using in-depth interviews and hands-on experience, the goal is to inspire teens to engage in helping behaviors and volunteer opportunities.
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 Real Life 101 (BounceTV 27.2 subchannel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program introduces young viewers to real people doing real jobs. "Real Life 101" takes teens "on the job" so they can learn about jobs they might not know existed and see why professionals love what they do.
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 Animal Atlas (Bounce TV 27.2 subchannel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series takes viewers around the world to meet every kind of animal imaginable. Teens will learn about the animals'lives, history and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive.
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 Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11 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. This program educates and informs children by bringing them the most entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode consists of at least four stories designed to teach children about exotic and unique animals from the wild and educate them further about animals they see everyday.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (Bounce TV 27.2 subchannel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Teen Kids News" presents news and informational features in a teen appropriate manner. Segments include college advice; personal safety-including tips for new drivers; vocabulary skills training and nutrition. This program develops youngsters' learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills and stimulates their curiousity. "Teen Kids News" serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7 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. "Dog Tales" is a series about dogs of every size, shape and breed - and the people who love them. Viewers are invited to share videos, photos and stories about their canine companions.
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 Kathy Saunders
Address 400 N. Griffin
City Dallas
State TX
Zip 75202
Telephone Number (214) 720-3176
Email Address Kathy.Saunders@foxtv.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. KDFI Channel 27 began multicasting 2 streams with an additional subchannel (BounceTV)on Friday, March 30, 2012 at 10 AM CT. On the last day of the quarter (3/31/12) we aired 3 hours of core programming as described earlier in the report.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (BounceTV 27.2 subchannel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30 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. "Safari Tracks" focuses on African wildlife and explores the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals in their natural habitat.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30 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. "Animal Rescue" showcases heroic stories of dedicated individuals helping animals around the world. Viewers are invited to share their stories and video of animal rescues and information about rescue sanctuaries.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (BounceTV 27.2 subchannel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30 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. "Teen Kids News" presents news and informational features in a teen appropriate manner. Segments include college advice; personal safety-including tips for new drivers; vocabulary skills training and nutrition. This program develops youngsters' learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills and stimulates their curiousity. "Teen Kids News" serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7 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. "Dog Tales" is a series about dogs of every size, shape and breed - and the people who love them. Viewers are invited to share videos, photos and stories about their canine companions.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30 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. "Great Big World" introduces age-appropriate global issues to young viewers. Elizabeth and her friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. Using in-depth interviews and hands-on experience, the goal is to inspire teens to engage in helping behaviors and volunteer opportunities.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (BounceTV 27.2 subchannel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9 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. This program introduces young viewers to real people doing real jobs. "Real Life 101" takes teens "on the job" so they can learn about jobs they might not know existed and see why professionals love what they do.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Ultimate Choice (BounceTV 27.2 subchannel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 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. "Ultimate Choice" follows eight teens on thrilling outdoor adventures. The participants are individually challenged to develop their moral convictions and make important decisions.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (BounceTV 27.2 subchannel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10 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. This series takes viewers around the world to meet every kind of animal imaginable. Teens will learn about the animals'lives, history and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30 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. "Dragonfly TV" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including scientific principles and their practical applications in everyday life. The show provides informative segments on various sports and academic activities and science and research techniques, allowing students to conduct their own experiments. "Dragonfly TV" promotes children's writing and creative skills.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8 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. This series features inspirational teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports and community. Program topics include life skills, social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, volunteerism and academic achievement.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11 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. This program educates and informs children by bringing them the most entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode consists of at least four stories designed to teach children about exotic and unique animals from the wild and educate them further about animals they see everyday.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (BounceTV 27.2 subchannel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11 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. "Teen Kids News" presents news and informational features in a teen appropriate manner. Segments include college advice; personal safety-including tips for new drivers; vocabulary skills training and nutrition. This program develops youngsters' learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills and stimulates their curiousity. "Teen Kids News" serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience.

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.

NW Communications of Texas, Inc.


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