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

FRN:
0008623324
File Number:
CPR-132709
Submit Date:
07/10/2012
Call Sign:
KPRC-TV
Facility ID:
53117
City:
HOUSTON
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/10/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second 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 NBC
Nielsen DMA Houston
Web Home Page Address www.click2houston.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 ZULA PATROL
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10:00am-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on the book series by Deborah Manchester, THE ZULA PATROL teaches science and astronomy facts to a target audience of children 6-10 years of age. The Zula Patrol is a group of six animated aliens, headed by Captain Bula, who carry out a variety of scientific space missions. During their missions, Captain Bula and his crew often encounter their foe, Dark Truder, and his minion, Traxie, who are trying to take over the universe. Over the course of the story, the audience learns different facts about specific space topics such as stars, planets, orbits, moons, asteroids, comets, gravity, and space probes. The information is then highlighted during a segment where crew member Professor Multo delivers his "Multo-Moments" or summary of scientific facts from the story. Typically, the stories also provide a social-emotional tag based on tolerance and non-violent conflict resolution.
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 ZULA PATROL
List date and time rescheduled 6/17/12 11:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-06-09
Episode # 6/9/12 ZUL118
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program THE ZULA PATROL
List date and time rescheduled 5/5/12 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-05
Episode # 5/5/12 ZUL113
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program THE ZULA PATROL
List date and time rescheduled 6/2/12 9:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-06-02
Episode # 6/2/12 ZUL117
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title DINO SQUAD (THIS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00am - 11:30am
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. As if high school wasn't monstrous enough! Five quirky teens suddenly gain powers to transform into Dinosaurs, while their wise and mysterious teacher, Mrs. Moyniha, guides them while they work together demonstrating their uique abilities to protect the Earth. Meanwhile, an anthropomorphic Velociraptor, a transforming half-human, half dinosaur corporate executive, is creating mutant-suars in his effort to accelerate Global Warming. And yes, they still have to get their homework done.
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 BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES (THIS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30am - 10:00am
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 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosities are everywhere in Busytown and so are Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Sally Cat, Hilda Hippo plus Pig Will and Pig Won't. Each episode is an innovative blend of humor and learning based around six unforgettable friends and many other colorful characters from the amazing world of Richard Scarry's books. Viewers follow the friends as they scour Busytown looking for the answer to the episode's mystery.
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 PEARLIE (KPRC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 9
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PEARLIE recounts the weekly escapades of an optimistic, amiable fairy who has been appointed by Fairy HQ to maintain order in Jubilee Park. She lives among a dozen assorted characters, including her fairy best friends Opal, and Jasper, a garden elf, a wood nymph, possum, bats, other fairies, rats, a small colony of fleas, a lizard and her arch rival, Saphira who is also her fairy cousin. While Pearlie is very likable, she is a bit of a busy-body who likes to arrange things according to over-ambitious plans that ultimately get her in trouble. She gets along with everyone so ultimately every problem is solved and Pearlie learns a lesson. However, her greatest challenges are usually presented by her one enemy, the bully and diva Saphira. Fortunately, Pearlie rises to Saphira's challenges, not with meaness, but by outwitting her. Overall, learning is a constant process for Pearlie because she has big responsibilities.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program PEARLIE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 5/13/12 11:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-12
Episode # 5/12/12 PEA112
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program PEARLIE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 5/6/12 11:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-05
Episode # 5/5/12 PEA101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program PEARLIE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 6/3/12 11:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-06-02
Episode # 6/2/12 PEA109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program PEARLIE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 6/17/12 12:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-06-16
Episode # 6/16/12 PEA103
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program PEARLIE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 7/1/12 11:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-06-30
Episode # 6/30/12 PEA102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program PEARLIE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 5/20/12 11:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-19
Episode # 5/19/12 PEA107
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program PEARLIE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 4/29/12 11:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-04-28
Episode # 4/28/12 PEA105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program PEARLIE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 6/10/12 1:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-06-09
Episode # 6/9/12 PEA106
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program PEARLIE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 4/8/12 11:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-04-07
Episode # 4/7/12 PEA110
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY (THIS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This fully animated series is based on the books by Richard Scarry which parents worldwide rely on to teach valuable lessons. Busytown is an enchanting place that's abuzz with energy and life. Young audiences love to sing and laugh along, as Huckle Cat and Lowly Worm make their way through the day. Always concerned for each other, the residents of Busytown make time for a song and a smile.
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 BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY (THIS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This fully animated series is based on the books by Richard Scarry which parents worldwide rely on to teach valuable lessons. Busytown is an enchanting place that's abuzz with energy and life. Young audiences love to sing and laugh along, as Huckle Cat and Lowly Worm make their way through the day. Always concerned for each other, the residents of Busytown make time for a song and a smile.
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 DOODLEBOPS ROCKIN' ROAD SHOW (THIS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:00am - 9:30am
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Together kids favorite rockin' band, The Doodlebops, and their fans explore the world of the Doodlenet on their magical tour bus. Deedee, Rooney, and Moe Doodle help their fans, and themselves, solve preschool relatable problems by journeying to fun, new destinations. Want to visit a gigantic water park for a day to conquer your fear of swimming? No problem! Ready to travel into a giant's mouth to see why you should brush your teeth? Hold on tight! With a little song, dance, and teamwork the Doodlebops are always ready to rock into a new adventure!
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 DOODLEBOPS (LIVE ACTION) (THIS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30am - 10:00am
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops are kids' favorite rock band. This musical comedy series for children stars Deedee, Rooney and Moe Doodle - three multi-talented rock stars who are always singing, dancing and learning from each other. They are the ultimate rock and roll band! Join The Doodlebops as they hang out and practice their song and dance routines in the coolest rehearsal space imaginable, and travel from show to show in their super cool tour bus! The Doodlebops will get kids twisting, turning, bopping and learning with their upbeat energetic music and funny stories.
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 BABAR (KPRC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 11:30am-12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BABAR, based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibility, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting peoples privacy, learning to cope with unforeseen changes, and being honest. These messages emerge from the need to resolve a dilemma that is faced by Babar, one of his friends or family members. BABAR, first appeared on the schedule in 2007, and is returning with new episodes in 2009.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program BABAR (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 5/5/12 11:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-05
Episode # 5/5/12 BAR209
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program BABAR (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 6/2/12 10:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-06-02
Episode # 6/2/12 BAR202
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title JANE AND THE DRAGON
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 11:00am-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Set in medieval times, JANE AND THE DRAGON is an animated show based on Martin Baynton's best-selling book about a middle-class medieval girl named Jane. Jane is raised in the Royal Court as a Knight-in-Training after she demonstrates her courage by leaving the castle to conquer the local dragon. The giant green Dragon, whose sense of humor exceeds his ferocity, instead becomes Jane's best friend and a part of the castle community. In each episode, Jane encounters a challenge that tests her problem-solving skills and requires her to demonstrate her strength of character as a Knight of the King's Guard. Sometimes Jane learns a moral lesson, and other times she uses her analytical ability to illustrate how a problem can be made less complicated and easily solved.
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 JANE AND THE DRAGON
List date and time rescheduled 5/5/12 10:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-05
Episode # 5/5/12 JAD202
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program JANE AND THE DRAGON
List date and time rescheduled 6/2/12 10:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-06-02
Episode # 6/2/12 JAD206
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title WILLA'S WILD LIFE (KPRC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 12:00pm-12:30pm
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Willa's Wild Life is a new animated series featuring a six-year-old girl, Willa, who is permitted to share her home with an ever-growing menagerie of animals-- an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, three penguins, and lots of rabbits. These creatures speak to Willa, offering her advice and friendship from each of their respective points of view. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. Her animals and best friend Dooley help her develop solutions to overcome each challenge. With the support of Dooley, the animals and praise from her dad, Willa finds ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence and become altruistic.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program WILLA'S WILD LIFE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 6/10/12 1:00pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-06-09
Episode # 6/9/12 WIL002
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program WILLA'S WILD LIFE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 6/17/12 12:00pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-06-16
Episode # 6/16/12 WIL020
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program WILLA'S WILD LIFE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 5/6/12 11:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-05
Episode # 5/5/12 WILL004
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program WILLA'S WILD LIFE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 4/8/12 11:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-04-07
Episode # 4/7/12 WIL015
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program WILLA'S WILD LIFE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 5/13/12 11:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-12
Episode # 5/12/12 WIL012
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program WILLA'S WILD LIFE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 6/3/12 11:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-06-02
Episode # 6/2/12 WIL006
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program WILLA'S WILD LIFE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 4/29/12 11:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-04-28
Episode # 4/28/12 WIL006
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program WILLA'S WILD LIFE (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 5/20/12 11:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-19
Episode # 5/19/12 WIL007
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title SHELLDON (KPRC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10:30am-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SHELLDON is an animated series that takes place in Shell Land, a mythical undersea world populated by characters from a wide array of water dwelling species. The main character, Shelldon, is an orphaned yoka shell mollusk who was adopted by the Clam family, and now lives with them in the family-owned Charming Clam Inn. Dr. Shell, an elder and venerated inventor, and Connie, a cowry shell classmate of Shelldon's also live at the inn. Shelldon and his buddies Herman (a Hermit crab) and Connie always work together and solve problems that they face in school or in the community. A recurring problem is to staunch the plans of the local millionaire, Cecil Cracken, whose greed puts making money over protecting the environment. Dr. Shell is typically the children's key provider of knowledge and other resources. In each episode, the children learn a significant socio-emotional lesson and also share information relating to their ocean habitat and environmental protection.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program SHELLDON (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 5/5/12 10:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-05
Episode # 5/5/12 SHL008
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program SHELLDON (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 6/17/12 11:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-06-09
Episode # 6/9/12 SHL013
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program SHELLDON (KPRC)
List date and time rescheduled 6/2/12 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-06-02
Episode # 6/2/12 SHL003
Reason for Preemption Sports

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 Akeba Means
Address 8181 Southwest Freeway
City Houston
State TX
Zip 77074
Telephone Number 713-778-4810
Email Address ameans@kprc.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. KPRC broadcasts numerous public service announcements designed for children. These include NBC's The More You Know campaign, as well as locally produced and syndicated public service announcements regarding issues of health, education, substance abuse and cultural and artistic endeavors. These public service announcements are part of a general rotation and run in all dayparts. 2nd Quarter: *** April 7, 2012, in regards to the KPRC core e/i programs Willa's Wild Life and Pearlie, which will air at the rescheduled time of April 8th from 11:00am-12:00pm due to NBC's coverage of the NHL. *** April 28th, 2012, in regards to the KPRC core e/i programs Willa's Wild Life and Pearlie, which will air at the rescheduled time of April 29th from 11:00am-12:00pm due to NBC's coverage of the USA vs. The World at the Penn Relays. *** May 5, 2012, in regards to the KPRC core e/i programs The Zula Patrol, Shelldon, Jane and the Dragon and Babar, which will air at the rescheduled time of May 5th from 9:00am-11:00am, and Willa's Wild Life and Pearlie, which will air at the rescheduled time of May 6th from 11:00am-12:00pm due to NBC's coverage of the NHL Conference Semi-Finals. *** May 12, 2012, in regards to the KPRC core e/i programs Willa's Wild Life and Pearlie, which will air at the rescheduled time of May 13th from 11:00am-12:00pm due to NBC's coverage of the Global Golf Adventure and Golf Central Live. *** May 19, 2012, in regards to the KPRC core e/i programs Willa's Wild Life and Pearlie, which will air at the rescheduled time of May 20th from 11:00am-12:00pm due to NBC's coverage of the NHL Conference Finals. *** June 2, 2012, in regards to the KPRC core e/i programs The Zula Patrol, Shelldon, Jane and the Dragon, and Babar, which will air at the rescheduled time of June 2nd from 9:00am-11:00am, and Willa's Wild Life and Pearlie, which will air at the rescheduled time of June 3rd from 11:00am-12:00pm, due to NBC's coverage of the 2012 French Open (Tennis). *** June 9, 2012, in regards to the KPRC core e/i programs The Zula Patrol and Shelldon, which will air at the rescheduled time of June 17th from 11:00am-12:00pm, and Willa's Wild Life and Pearlie, which will air at the rescheduled time of June 10th from 1:00-2:00pm due to NBC's coverage of the 2012 French Open (Tennis) and the Visa Championships. *** June 16, 2012, in regards to the KPRC core e/i programs Willa's Wild Life and Pearlie, which will air at the rescheduled time of June 17th from 12:00pm-1:00pm due to the NBC Sports Special: Red Bull #7: Dreamline. *** June 30, 2012, in regards to the KPRC core e/i program Pearlie, which will air at the rescheduled time of July 1st from 11:00am-11:30am, due to NBC's coverage of the USA Soccer Friendly: USAWNT vs. Canada. 3rd Quarter: ****The schedule for all KPRC 2.1 Main Digital Channel Children's Programs will vary next quarter due to NBC's coverage of The Tour De France, NBC's Sports Special: Red Bull #8: On the Line, The Summer Olympics, the BMW Championship, NBC's Sports Special: Red Bull #9: US Open Surfing, NBC's coverage of Golf Central Live and the Tour Championships by Coca Cola, and The Ryder Cup.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title LAZY TOWN (KPRC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 12:00pm-12:30pm
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. Lazy Town promotes fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. It takes place in an imaginary setting, Lazy Town, and most episodes relate children's eating and fitness habits to problem solving in their "real world." The lead character, Stephanie, guides the audience through the story. She and her best friends, a group of "human" puppets reside in Lazy Town, where her uncle is the Mayor Milford Meanswell. The underground spy and influencer who defines the ethos of Lazy Town is Robbie Rotten, and he is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids get into difficulties with Robbie Rotten, it is Sportacus, gymnast/athlete who comes to the rescue from his home in a spaceship that hovers over earth, prepared to answer to any call for help. The ever-present theme of Lazy Town is to eat "sports candy" which consists of fruits and vegetables, get sufficient sleep, and go outside and engage in a wide range of physical activities, from playing games, holding athletic competitions, to building forts and play structures.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title NOODLE AND DOODLE (KPRC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 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. Noodle and Doodle is an instructional series that features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. The show is hosted by Sean, who drives around in a double-decker bus fully equipped with art supplies and a kitchen, all ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something for display in the child's home. Sean is accompanied by Doggity, an every-faithful Beagle dog, who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe and kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. The art projects typically feature lessons on recycling materials for re-use in making art and always demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something useful to achieve a completely different goal.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title THE WIGGLES (KPRC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 12:30pm-1:00pm
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. The Wiggles is a musical variety show specifically designed for pre-school children. Starring Tony, Murray, Greg and Jeff, the Wiggles offers 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) and a pirate, Captain Feathersword, the Wiggles teach numbers, letters, colors, matching and classifying what belongs together (or not), and following directions. There's dancing, occasional guest artists, and lots of visual interest for the viewer, while the lessons are broken down into easily understandable elements for the preschool child.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title POPPY CAT (KPRC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 11:00am-11:30am
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. Poppy Cat is based on the book series by Lara Jones and uses embedded lessons on imagination and storytelling to encourage creating thinking for preschool children. In each story the narrator, Lara reads a story about Poppy Cat, to her own cat named Poppy. She makes up a story that will be exciting and just follows her imagination to distant lands reached by boat, plane or train. Poppy Cat is the leader of his group of animal friends, and the story always features an underlying message about being nice to yet ignoring the antics of the resident bully, a badger named Egbert. The lesson is always to think creatively and exercise your mind through reading and storytelling because it will always lead to enjoyment and adventure.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title JUSTIN TIME (KPRC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 11:30am - 12:00pm
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. 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, but also provides him with an experience that helps him solve his problem when he returns home. While on the adventure he is accompanied by Olive, a knowledgeable imaginary playmate, and Squidgy the morphing flying sponge, who provides commentary and comedy along the way. Justin's lessons involve learning, for example, that it takes focus to achieve success, failure 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 another way to get to your goal. Justin is all about self-directed learning from the young child's perspective and imagination.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS ROCKIN' ROAD SHOW(THIS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 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. Together kids favorite rockin' band, The Doodlebops, and their fans explore the world of the Doodlenet on their magical tour bus. Deedee, Rooney, and Moe Doodle help their fans, and themselves, solve preschool relatable problems by journeying to fun, new destinations. Want to visit a gigantic water park for a day to conquer your fear of swimming? No problem! Ready to travel into a giant's mouth to see why you should brush your teeth? Hold on tight! With a little song, dance, and teamwork the Doodlebops are always ready to rock into a new adventure!
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY (THIS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 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. This fully animated series is based on the books by Richard Scarry which parents worldwide rely on to teach valuable lessons. Busytown is an enchanting place that's abuzz with energy and life. Young audiences love to sing and laugh along, as Huckle Cat and Lowly Worm make their way through the day. Always concerned for each other, the residents of Busytown make time for a song and a smile.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title DINO SQUAD (THIS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00am - 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. As if high school wasn't monstrous enough! Five quirky teens suddenly gain powers to transform into Dinosaurs, while their wise and mysterious teacher, Mrs. Moyniha, guides them while they work together demonstrating their uique abilities to protect the Earth. Meanwhile, an anthropomorphic Velociraptor, a transforming half-human, half dinosaur corporate executive, is creating mutant-suars in his effort to accelerate Global Warming. And yes, they still have to get their homework done.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES (THIS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30am - 10:00am
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. Curiosities are everywhere in Busytown and so are Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Sally Cat, Hilda Hippo plus Pig Will and Pig Won't. Each episode is an innovative blend of humor and learning based around six unforgettable friends and many other colorful characters from the amazing world of Richard Scarry's books. Viewers follow the friends as they scour Busytown looking for the answer to the episode's mystery.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS (LIVE ACTION) (THIS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30am - 10:00am
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 Doodlebops are kids' favorite rock band. This musical comedy series for children stars Deedee, Rooney and Moe Doodle - three multi-talented rock stars who are always singing, dancing and learning from each other. They are the ultimate rock and roll band! Join The Doodlebops as they hang out and practice their song and dance routines in the coolest rehearsal space imaginable, and travel from show to show in their super cool tour bus! The Doodlebops will get kids twisting, turning, bopping and learning with their upbeat energetic music and funny stories.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY (THIS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 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. This fully animated series is based on the books by Richard Scarry which parents worldwide rely on to teach valuable lessons. Busytown is an enchanting place that's abuzz with energy and life. Young audiences love to sing and laugh along, as Huckle Cat and Lowly Worm make their way through the day. Always concerned for each other, the residents of Busytown make time for a song and a smile.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title THE PAJANIMALS (KPRC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 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 Pajanimals are a group of four preschool aged puppets who live together in house with their off-screen mother and father. We meet them in the bedroom, a dormitory of sorts, where they show us their nighttime routine of brushing their teeth and having quiet conversation before falling off 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 socio-emotional problem of the day. Specific approaches to managing the problem are demonstrated and practiced during the adventure, and the children return home confident, getting ample rest for today and facing their issues tomorrow.

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