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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-173445
Submit Date:
10/05/2015
Call Sign:
KRON-TV
Facility ID:
65526
City:
SAN FRANCISCO
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/05/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2015

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 My Network
Nielsen DMA San Fran-Oakland-San Jose
Web Home Page Address www.kron4.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 336.0
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: 6.0
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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Bay Area Quiz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 2:00-2:30pm (until 9/5); Saturdays 1:30-2:00pm(9/12-9/26)
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. Bay Area Quiz Kids is a game show tournament featuring local high schools from the Bay Area. Each of the matches is taped before a live audience in which teams of three contestants compete for the championship and a trip to Europe. The competition includes questions from the following categories: literature, science, math, history, geography, fine & performing arts as well as current events and sports. The goal of Quiz Kids is to provide a showcase for local high schools and for students who strive for academic excellence. This show gives kids the opportunity to display wit, poise and knowledge in a fiercely competitive, but fun environment. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Whaddy Ado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00-7:30 p.m. (until 9/6)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. Whaddy Ado is designed to educate children 13-16 about the world around them. Each episode is an educational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could happen anytime, anywhere. Using a combination of actual dramatic footage, re-enactments, and demonstrations, the program provides a compelling look at perilous situations that have occurred in real life. Then, using interviews with the participants, and instructions from experts, we learn the proper reaction when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances. Multicast Channel-D2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 3:30-4:00pm (until 9/5); Saturdays 2:30-3:00pm (9/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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 Exploration with Jarod Miller is a half-hour live television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Jarod travels to zoos and acquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes, there's always something amazing happening. The mission of this program is to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Bay Area Quiz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. Bay Area Quiz Kids is a game show tournament featuring local high schools from the Bay Area. Each of the matches is taped before a live audience in which teams of three contestants compete for the championship and a trip to Europe. The competition includes questions from the following categories: literature, science, math, history, geography, fine & performing arts, as well as current events and sports. The goal of Quiz Kids is to provide a showcase for local high schools and for students who strive for academic excellence. This show gives kids the opportunity to display wit, poise and knowledge in a fiercely competitive, but fun environment. Multicast Channel-D2.
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 Bay Area Quiz Kids
List date and time rescheduled September 27 / 9:00-9:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # September 27 / 1615
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 5:30-6:00 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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 is a dynamic television news program for teens by teens. The half-hour weekly program provides information and news to students in a way that's educational as well as entertaining. The focus of the program is young people, so all the stories are in their words. This program inserts the clear informed voice of students into the adult-dominated media and provides a unique perspective that is not currently available on the network news programs. Weekly Reader provides educational content and works with teachers nationwide to download scripts to teach public speaking, reading, and writing skills. Multicast Channel-D2.
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 Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled September 27 / 9:30-10:00pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # September 27 / 1302
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration With Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 6:00-6:30 p.m. (until 9/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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 Exploration with Jarod Miller is a half-hour live television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Jarod travels to zoos and acquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes, there's always something amazing happening. The mission of this program is to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Multicast Channel-D2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Family Style with Chef Jeff
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30 a.m.
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. Family Style with Chef Jeff" is an educational and informative program that teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of our favorite dishes. Family Style uses unique structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on important and current health-related information. The series also features nutrition quizzes, health tips, and Chef Jeff's own positive reinforcement. The goal of the series is to help young viewers make well informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition and health. Multicast Channel-D3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-7:30, 7:30-8:00, 9:30-10:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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 Atlas makes nature and the animal world entertaining and enlightening. The series uses humor, natural visuals, and an everyday attitude to reach the minds of its target group of 13- to 16-year-olds. Without pandering, pontificating, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of young viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world. Multicast Channel-D3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00 a.m.
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. "On The Spot" uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in the Common Core State Standards Initiative, and attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. Then On The Spot explains the answer to each question. On The Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music and technology, and then teaches them the answer. Multicast Channel-D3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 2:30-3:00pm (until 9/5); Saturdays 2:00-2:30pm (9/12-9/26)
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. Teen Kids News is a dynamic television news program for teens by teens. The half-hour weekly program provides information and news to students in a way that's educational as well as entertaining. The focus of the program is young people, so all the stories are in their words. This program inserts the clear informed voice of students into the adult-dominated media and provides a unique perspective that is not currently available on the network news programs. Weekly Reader provides educational content and works with teachers nationwide to download scripts to teach public speaking, reading, and writing skills. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 6:00-6:30pm (9/20-9/27), 6:30-7:00pm (9/13-9/27), 7:00-730pm (9/13-9/27), 7:30-8:00pm (9/13-
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 11
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode, the camera follows Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and prosocial values within an environmentally responsible universe. Multicast Channel D-2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
List date and time rescheduled September 27 / 10:00-10:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # September 27 / 2274
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
List date and time rescheduled September / 11:30pm-12:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # September 27 / 2278
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
List date and time rescheduled September 27 / 11:00-11:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # September 27 / 2277
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
List date and time rescheduled September 27 / 10:30-11:00pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # September 27 / 2276
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 3:30-4:00 p.m. (until 9/5)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. Wild About Animals is designed to educate and inform children 13-16 by bringing them stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode will consist of four stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals they see every day. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1:00-1:30pm (9/12-9/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 provides CORE programming in the area of environment and preservation of the earth's resources, exploring all aspects of being "green" and demonstrating how our actions impact the planet. The show uses a peer reporting technique, with teens conducting interviews of peers and adults and experiencing first-hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic. Profiling teens, schools and young entrepreneurs who make a difference and highlighting products for a sustainable future, the show regularly provides tips that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 3:00-3:30pm (until 9/5); Saturdays 3:30-4:00pm (9/12-9/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 23
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode, the camera follows Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and prosocial values within an environmentally responsible universe. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 6:30-7:00 p.m. (until 9/6)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. Awesome Adventures is designed to educate, inform and entertain children 13-16 about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The programs are not designed to be "preachy" but rather to make learning fun. Multicast Channel-D2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 3:00-3:30pm (9/12-9/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 Atlas makes nature and the animal world entertaining and enlightening. The series uses humor, natural visuals, and an everyday attitude to reach the minds of its target group of 13- to 16-year-olds. Without pandering, pontificating, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of young viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30 a.m.
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 Coolest Places on Earth" is an educational and informative half-hour that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them. Multicast Channel-D3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 2:30-3:00pm (9/19-9/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and information needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. Jack travels the world with friends and family, taking viewers to favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures. The show informs viewers with insights into different cultures, world geography, natural history and spectacular animal behaviors and facts, while teaching the importance of environmental stewardship. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30-8:00 p.m. (until 9/6)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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 Atlas makes nature and the animal world entertaining and enlightening. The series uses humor, natural visuals, and an everyday attitude to reach the minds of its target group of 13- to 16-year-olds. Without pandering, pontificating, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of young viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world. Multicast Channel-D2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 6:00-6:30a.m., 6:30-7:00a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 26
Number of Preemptions 0
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 is an educational and informative half-hour E/I program that takes viewers on an African safari, focusing on African wildlife and the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals in their natural habitat. The series strives to present a wide variety of information in a number of interactive and poignant sequences to make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember. Multicast Channel-D3.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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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 Beth Thomas
Address 900 Front Street, 3rd Floor
City San Francisco
State CA
Zip 94111
Telephone Number (415) 561-8792
Email Address thomas@kron4.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 station inadvertently aired the same episode of Teen Kids News on both its Dot 1 and Dot 2 stream the weekend of July 4-5. This technical error resulted from a conversion of the Wide Orbit traffic system. On September 27, a traffic hub technical error inadvertently caused the three-hour block of E/I programming on the Dot 2 stream to air from 9pm to midnight instead of from 5pm to 8pm. To make good for the error, the station aired a two-hour block of E/I programming on its Dot 2 stream on September 28 from 1pm to 3pm. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies that the station fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs, as specified at 47 C.F.R. Section 73.670, with respect to all programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00am
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. "Animal Atlas" is an entertaining and educational half-hour wildlife program that introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers, and all other animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia, and everywhere in between. Animal Atlas promotes better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food, and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Along the way, the program educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. Animal Atlas offers an incredible and wildly entertaining adventure through the animal world. Multicast Channel-D3.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 2:00-2:30 p.m.
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 is a dynamic television news program for teens by teens. The half-hour weekly program provides information and news to students in a way that's educational as well as entertaining. The focus of the program is young people, so all the stories are in their words. This program inserts the clear informed voice of students into the adult-dominated media and provides a unique perspective that is not currently available on the network news programs. Weekly Reader provides educational content and works with teachers nationwide to download scripts to teach public speaking, reading, and writing skills. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1:00-1:30pm
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 provides CORE programming in the area of environment and preservation of the earth's resources, exploring all aspects of being "green" and demonstrating how our actions impact the planet. The show uses a peer reporting technique, with teens conducting interviews of peers and adults and experiencing first-hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic. Profiling teens, schools and young entrepreneurs who make a difference and highlighting products for a sustainable future, the show regularly provides tips that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 3:00-3:30pm
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 Atlas makes nature and the animal world entertaining and enlightening. The series uses humor, natural visuals, and an everyday attitude to reach the minds of its target group of 13- to 16-year-olds. Without pandering, pontificating, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of young viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Bay Area Quiz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1:30-2:00 p.m.
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. Bay Area Quiz Kids is a game show tournament featuring local high schools from the Bay Area. Each of the matches is taped before a live audience in which teams of three contestants compete for the championship and a trip to Europe. The competition includes questions from the following categories: literature, science, math, history, geography, fine & performing arts as well as current events and sports. The goal of Quiz Kids is to provide a showcase for local high schools and for students who strive for academic excellence. This show gives kids the opportunity to display wit, poise and knowledge in a fiercely competitive, but fun environment. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Family Style with Chef Jeff
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30 a.m.
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. "Family Style with Chef Jeff" is an educational and informative program that teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of our favorite dishes. Family Style uses unique structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on important and current health-related information. The series also features nutrition quizzes, health tips, and Chef Jeff's own positive reinforcement. The goal of the series is to help young viewers make well informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition and health. Multicast Channel-D3.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-7:30 a.m.
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 Coolest Places on Earth" is an educational and informative half-hour that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them. Multicast Channel-D3.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30 a.m.
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. "On The Spot" uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in the Common Core State Standards Initiative, and attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. Then On The Spot explains the answer to each question. On The Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music and technology, and then teaches them the answer. Multicast Channel-D3.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 3:30-4:00 p.m.
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode, the camera follows Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and prosocial values within an environmentally responsible universe. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 2:30-3:00pm
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. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and information needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. Jack travels the world with friends and family, taking viewers to favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures. The show informs viewers with insights into different cultures, world geography, natural history and spectacular animal behaviors and facts, while teaching the importance of environmental stewardship. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title State to State
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8:00am
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. State to State is an educational and informative half-hour E/I program that takes viewers to every corner of America. From the highest peaks to the biggest events and the hidden gems, the series is packed with facts about history, geography and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them. Multicast Channel-D3.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00am
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. Safari Tracks is an educational and informative half-hour E/I program that takes viewers on an African safari, focusing on African wildlife and the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals in their natural habitat. The series strives to present a wide variety of information in a number of interactive and poignant sequences to make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember. Multicast Channel-D3.

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