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

FRN:
0001587583
File Number:
CPR-142951
Submit Date:
07/03/2013
Call Sign:
KCRA-TV
Facility ID:
33875
City:
SACRAMENTO
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/03/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2013

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/ME-TV
Nielsen DMA Sacramento-Stock-Modesto
Web Home Page Address www.kcra.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 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: 4.0
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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 8:00-8:30 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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theater. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power and that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and shares positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion - as well as the three "R"s. Digital multicast channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title TRAVEL THRU HISTORY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 10:00-10:30 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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West. Digital multicast channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title NOODLE & DOODLE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 10:30 - 11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Noodle and Doodle, an instructional series, features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. Sean, the host, drives around in a double-decker bus fully equipped with art supplies and a kitchen, ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something to display within the child's home. Sean's side-kick, Doggity, is an ever-faithful beagle who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe, set in a kitchen full of prank-playing animated characters. The art projects typically promote utilizing recycled materials in order to demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something that achieves a completely different goal. Main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program NOODLE & DOODLE
List date and time rescheduled 5/19/13, 4pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-05-18
Episode # 5/18/13 / #NAD113
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program NOODLE & DOODLE
List date and time rescheduled 6/23/13, 4pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-15
Episode # 6/15/13 / #NAD108
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program NOODLE & DOODLE
List date and time rescheduled 5/26/13, 4pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-05-25
Episode # 5/25/13 / #NAD102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program NOODLE & DOODLE
List date and time rescheduled 4/28/13, 4pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-04-27
Episode # 4/27/13 / #NAD107
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program NOODLE & DOODLE
List date and time rescheduled 5/5/13, 4pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-05-04
Episode # 5/4/13 / #NAD109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program NOODLE & DOODLE
List date and time rescheduled 6/2/13, 4pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-01
Episode # 6/1/13 / #NAD104
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program NOODLE & DOODLE
List date and time rescheduled 6/30/13, 4pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-29
Episode # 6/29/13 / #NAD112
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title WORKFORCE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Workforce is a half-hour series designed to help young people make educated decisions about their future careers. In each episode, four teens are catapulted into a job for one day to find out firsthand what different careers are all about. With a good sense of humor and a healthy understanding of humility, these teens take on various jobs including zookeeper, plastic surgeon, private detective, city mayor, veterinarian, crane operator, farmer, web designer, juggler, butcher and everything in between. Digital multicast channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title SAFARI
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy-award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations. Digital multicast channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title PAJANIMALS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 4:30-5:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Pajanimals are a group of four preschool-aged puppets who live together in a house with their off-screen mother and father. They reside primarily in their bedroom, a dormitory of sorts, where they complete their nighttime routine of brushing teeth and conversing quietly before falling asleep. The quiet time always turns into a discussion that results in a dream-like adventure to solve a problem, such as overcoming shyness, making a new friend, or dealing with a bully. The adventure takes place in several nighttime dream locales where special friends help them work through the social/emotional problem of the day. Specific approaches to managing the problem are demonstrated and practiced throughout the adventure. The children return home in time to get ample rest, confident about facing their issues when they awaken the following day. Main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program PAJANIMALS
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-05-11
Episode # 5/11/13 / #PAJ112
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program PAJANIMALS
List date and time rescheduled 6/22/13, 11:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-22
Episode # 6/22/13 / #PAJ111
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title MAD ABOUT
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN, 10:00-10:30 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. Mad About is a half-hour sketch-comedy/variety show aimed at educating and entertaining kids ages 13 to 16. A true E/I series, episodes use a creative mixture of humor, improv, animation and viewer-generated video. Mad About conveys important messages about life skills such as personal finance, health, nutrition, fitness, conservation, and decision making in a fun and entertaining way. Each TV episode relies on a small company of skilled comedic actors to explore significant topics within a subject area. It incorporates comic monologues, sketch and improv comedy, eye-catching animation, music videos, humorous "man on the street" interviews, and viewer-created questions about life issues. Digital multicast channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title CHILDREN TALK
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 9:00-9:30 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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children Talk is a weekly half-hour series where children talk about what they know and learn about what they don't. Featuring nationally-known ventriloquist Taylor Mason, each weekly episode of Children Talk provides young viewers with an educational experience by visiting a variety of locations with historical or scientific significance. Visits are combined with practical demonstrations and useful information for building important life skills. The series includes an interview segment where children participate in a question and answer session on what they have learned. Digital multicast channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 3:30-4:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 5
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 television news program for teens and preteens 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 any network news program. 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program TEEN KIDS NEWS
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-05-11
Episode # 5/11/13 / #1035
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program TEEN KIDS NEWS
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-06-08
Episode # 6/8/13 / #1039
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program TEEN KIDS NEWS
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-06-15
Episode # 6/15/13 / #1040
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program TEEN KIDS NEWS
List date and time rescheduled 5/19/13, 3:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-05-18
Episode # 5/18/13 / #1036
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program TEEN KIDS NEWS
List date and time rescheduled 5/5/13, 3:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-05-04
Episode # 5/4/13 / #1034
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title JUSTIN TIME
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Justin Time features a little boy, Justin, who wants very much to master his destiny, have great adventures, and solve problems. He begins with a problem that vexes him and daydreams his way into an adventure that takes him to different places around the world, providing him with an experience to help solve his problem when he returns home. Justin is accompanied by two imaginary friends throughout his adventures: Olive, a knowledgeable playmate, and Squidgy, the morphing flying sponge, who provides commentary and comedy along the way. Some examples of Justin's lessons involve learning that it takes focus to achieve success, that our failures can teach us what we need to do to succeed next time, and that when one path to solve a problem doesn't work, you can find an alternative way to achieve your goal. Justin promotes self-directed learning from the young child's perspective and imagination. Main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program JUSTIN TIME
List date and time rescheduled 6/2/13, 3pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-01
Episode # 6/1/13 / #JTM109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program JUSTIN TIME
List date and time rescheduled 6/9/13, 3pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-08
Episode # 6/8/13 / #JTM110
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program JUSTIN TIME
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-05-04
Episode # 5/4/13 / #JTM107
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program JUSTIN TIME
List date and time rescheduled 6/23/13, 3pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-15
Episode # 6/15/13 / #JTM112
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 8:30-9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theater. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power and that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and shares positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion - as well as the three "R"s. Digital multicast channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title LAZY TOWN
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends ("human" puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating "sports candy" (fruits and vegetables), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities including playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures. Main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program LAZY TOWN
List date and time rescheduled 6/23/13, 4:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-15
Episode # 6/15/13 / #LZT109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program LAZY TOWN
List date and time rescheduled 5/19/13, 4:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-05-18
Episode # 5/18/13 / #LZT117
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program LAZY TOWN
List date and time rescheduled 5/26/13, 4:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-05-25
Episode # 5/25/13 / #LZT102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program LAZY TOWN
List date and time rescheduled 6/30/13, 4:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 6/29/13, #LZT116
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program LAZY TOWN
List date and time rescheduled 5/5/13, 4:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-05-04
Episode # 5/4/13 / #LZT110
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program LAZY TOWN
List date and time rescheduled 6/2/13, 4:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-01
Episode # 6/1/13 / #LZT104
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program LAZY TOWN
List date and time rescheduled 4/28/13, 4:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-04-27
Episode # 4/27/13 / #LZT108
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title POPPY CAT
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 9:00-9:30 AM
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Poppy Cat, based on the book series by Lara Jones, models the use of imagination and storytelling to encourage creative thinking in viewers. Each episode features the narrator, Lara, reading a story about Poppy Cat to her own cat (who is also named Poppy). She weaves an exciting tale following her imagination, which leads her to distant lands reached by boat, plane, hot air balloon or train. Each story features Poppy Cat, as the leader of a group of animal friends, a resident bully, Egbert the badger, and other occasionally recurring characters. A prevailing message emerges within each episode to be nice to your friends and always work together. There remains an overarching implicit message within every episode as well: think creatively and exercise your mind through reading and storytelling - for these activities always lead to enjoyment and adventure. Main digital channel
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program POPPY CAT
List date and time rescheduled 6/9/13, 3:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-08
Episode # 6/8/13 / #PCT103
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program POPPY CAT
List date and time rescheduled 6/2/13, 3:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-01
Episode # 6/1/13 / #PCT102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program POPPY CAT
List date and time rescheduled 6/23/13, 3:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-15
Episode # 6/15/13 / #PCT104
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title THE CHICA SHOW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 4:00-4:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Chica is a five-year-old "baby" chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny, and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy-eared rabbit, and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode, Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure--a fantasy transformation to animation--where Bunji and Stiches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem-solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills. Main digital channel.
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 CHICA SHOW
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-05-04
Episode # 5/4/13 / #TCS001
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program THE CHICA SHOW
List date and time rescheduled 6/22/13, 11am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-22
Episode # 6/22/13 / #TCS008
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program THE CHICA SHOW
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-05-11
Episode # 5/11/13 / #TCS003
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN, 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The story lines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friend and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices, and to gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way. Digital multicast channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title COMMON GROUND
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SAT,5/18/13, 6:30-7:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
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. Common Ground is dedicated to increasing cultural sensitivity, celebrating community diversity and examining the needs, concerns and important issues of our diverse society. Stories in this edition include: (1) Two Northern California families say they are ready to step out of the shadows as the U.S. Senate plows through hundreds of amendments to the bipartisan immigration bill. The families have lived in California for decades, hold jobs and pay taxes - now they're looking for a path to citizenship. (2) Actress-author Mariel Hemingway brings her new documentary to Sacramento, opening eyes to the so-called "Hemingway curse", mental illness. (3) One Northern California researcher is finding a new way to treat children with severe food allergies by giving kids a taste of what ails them - getting their bodies used to problem foods, one spoonful at a time. (4) A new campaign to feed the pets of homeless men and women. Main digital channel.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? No
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No
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? No

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title COMMON GROUND
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sat, 6/29/13, 6:30-7:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
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. Common Ground is dedicated to increasing cultural sensitivity, celebrating community diversity and examining the needs, concerns and important issues of our diverse society. Stories in this edition include: (1) One Sacramento business is offering caregivers of those with Alzheimer's disease support and helping Alzheimer's disease patients live life to the fullest - shedding light on the cost of caring for these patients and the emotional and financial strain the disease puts on millions of American families. (2) Educators helping LGBT students succeed in school, as Sacramento City Unified School District launches a new campaign to support LGBT students from kindergarten through high school. (3) A Northern California ceramic artist is making and selling a thousand bowls to feed the hungry. (4) A look at how ever-changing technology is putting families' memories at risk of fading away. Main digital channel.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? No
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No
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? No

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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 SHIRLEY SULLIVAN
Address 3 TELEVISION CIRCLE
City SACRAMENTO
State CA
Zip 95814
Telephone Number 916/325-3243
Email Address smsullivan@hearst.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. See public file for public service announcements designed specifically for children that aired this quarter. It was necessary to reschedule certain shows this quarter due to conflicts with live network sports and/or breaking news interrupts.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title JUSTIN TIME
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Justin Time features a little boy, Justin, who wants very much to master his destiny, have great adventures, and solve problems. He begins with a problem that vexes him and daydreams his way into an adventure that takes him to different places around the world, providing him with an experience to help solve his problem when he returns home. Justin is accompanied by two imaginary friends throughout his adventures: Olive, a knowledgeable playmate, and Squidgy, the morphing flying sponge, who provides commentary and comedy along the way. Some examples of Justin's lessons involve learning that it takes focus to achieve success, that our failures can teach us what we need to do to succeed next time, and that when one path to solve a problem doesn't work, you can find an alternative way to achieve your goal. Justin promotes self-directed learning from the young child's perspective and imagination. Main digital channel.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 8:30-9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theater. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power and that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and shares positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion - as well as the three "R"s. Digital multicast channel.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title PAJANIMALS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 4:30-5:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Pajanimals are a group of four preschool aged puppets who live together in a house with their off-screen mother and father. They reside primarily in their bedroom, a dormitory of sorts, where they complete their nighttime routine of brushing teeth and conversing quietly before falling to sleep. The quiet time always turns into a discussion that results in a dream-like adventure to solve a problem, such as overcoming shyness, making a new friend, or dealing with a bully. The adventure takes place in several nighttime dream locales where special friends help them work through the social/emotional problem of the day. Specific approaches to managing the problem are demonstrated and practiced throughout the adventure. The children return home in time to get ample rest, confident about facing their issues when they awaken the following day. Main digital channel.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title TREE FU TOM
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 9:30-10:00 AM
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. Tree Fu Tom is about the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom, who, with the power of 'movement magic' called 'Tree Fu', can transform into a tiny but mighty magical superhero and travel to a wondrous enchanted kingdom called Treetopolis that exists in a tree in his back garden. Main digital channel.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN, 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Edgemont" is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friend and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way. Digital multicast channel.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title CHILDREN TALK
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CHILDREN TALK is a weekly half-hour series where children talk about what they know and learn about what they don't. Featuring nationally-known ventriloquist Taylor Mason, each weekly episode of Children Talk provides young viewers with an educational experience by visiting a variety of locations with historical or scientific significance. Visits are combined with practical demonstrations and useful information for building important life skills. The series includes an interview segment where children participate in a question and answer session on what they have learned. Digital multicast channel.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title THE CHICA SHOW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 4:00-4:30 PM
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. Chica is a five-year-old "baby" chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny, and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy-eared rabbit, and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode, Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure--a fantasy transformation to animation--where Bunji and Stiches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem-solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills. Main digital channel.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title SAFARI
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SAFARI provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy-award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations. Digital multicast channel.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title NOODLE AND DOODLE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Noodle and Doodle, an instructional series, features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. Sean, the host, drives around in a double-decker bus fully equipped with art supplies and a kitchen, ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something to display within the child's home. Sean's side-kick, Doggity, is an ever-faithful beagle who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe, set in a kitchen full of prank-playing animated characters. The art projects typically promote utilizing recycled materials in order to demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something that achieves a completely different goal. Main digital channel.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title WORKFORCE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Workforce is a half-hour series designed to help young people make educated decisions about their future careers. In each episode, four teens are catapulted into a job for one day to find out firsthand what different careers are all about. With a good sense of humor and a healthy understanding of humility, these teens take on various jobs including zookeeper, plastic surgeon, private detective, city mayor, veterinarian, crane operator, farmer, web designer, juggler, butcher and everything in between. Digital multicast channel.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title TRAVEL THRU HISTORY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 10:00-10:30 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. TRAVEL THRU HISTORY is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West. Digital muticast channel.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title LAZY TOWN
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends ("human" puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating "sports candy" (fruits and vegetables), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities including playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures. Main digital channel.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 3:30-4:00 PM
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 television news program for teens and preteens 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 any network news program. 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 (14 of 15) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 8:00-8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theater. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power and that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and shares positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion - as well as the three "R"s. Digital multicast channel.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title MAD ABOUT
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN, 10:00-10:30 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. MAD ABOUT is a half-hour sketch comedy/variety show aimed at educating and entertaining kids ages 13 to 16. A true E/I series, episodes use a creative mixture of humor, improv, animation and viewer-generated video. Mad About conveys important messages about life skills such as personal finance, health & nutrition, fitness, conservation, and decision making in a fun and entertaining way. Each TV episode relies on a small company of skilled comedic actors to explore significant topics within a subject area. It incorporates comic monologues, sketch and improv comedy, eye-catching animation, music videos, humorous "man on the street" interviews, and viewer-created questions about life's issues. Digital multicast channel.

Certification

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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.

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