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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0004284899
File Number:
CPR-153713
Submit Date:
04/09/2014
Call Sign:
KASN
Facility ID:
41212
City:
PINE BLUFF
State:
AR
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/09/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2014

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network The CW
Nielsen DMA Little Rock-Pine Bluff
Web Home Page Address www.cwarkansas.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 0.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 0.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(8)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 8) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 7:30am (1/7/14-3/25/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILD ABOUT ANIMALS: is a half-hour animal E/I magazine series that airs 52 weeks each year. The show is hosted by the Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. This series is produced for children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16). As the producers of WILD ABOUT ANIMALS, it is the objective of Steve Rotfeld Productions, Inc., to educate and inform children, specifically in the target age group, by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode will consist of four (4)different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals they see everyday. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show throughout each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. Its target is 13 - 16 year olds. This program series is carried only on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 8) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 7:30am (1/1/14-3/26/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ECO COMPANY: provides CORE programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team learns about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop new ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally the show provides weekly practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show throughout each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. Its target is 13 - 16 year olds. This program series is carried only on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 8) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 7:30am (1/6/14-3/31/14)
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. JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES: is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode, the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people who are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and prosocial values within an environMentally responsible universe. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show throughout each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. Its target is 13 - 16 year olds. This program series is carried only on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 8) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 730am (1/2/14-3/27/14)
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. AWESOME ADVENTURES: is a half-hour adventure series that airs 52 weeks a year. Our host, as well as two different teens, will travel each week to destinations around the world that can be both exotic and remote. AWESOME ADVENTURES is designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16) about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be preachy or overly pedantic, but rather, the goal is to make the learning fun. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show throughout each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. Its target is 13 - 16 year olds. This program series is carried only on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 8) Response
Program Title Adventures of Chuck and Friends
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00am (1/4/14-2/8/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CHUCK'S storylines and characters aim to spark young children's imaginations, and encourage them to think of fun ways of turning their daydreams into action-packed adventures. The characters and stories will inspire children to be good friends to their peers at home and at school by approaching social situations with self-confidence and a willingness to try new things. Through each weeks' stories Chuck and his friends will use problem-solving strategies such as teamwork, thinking creatively, taking responsibilities for their actions, perseverance when they encounter obstacles and to ask for help when trying to handle a frustrating situation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 8) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00am (2/15/14-3/15/14; 3/29/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 6
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. RESCUE HEROES: are called into action each week to mobilize around the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages to keep an open mind, ask for help, face your fears, persistence pays off, be prepared, and emphasizes procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the RESCUE HEROES reinforce various safety tips and information related to the educational message portrayed in the story. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show throughout each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. Its target is 6 - 11 year olds. This program series is carried only on the main digital stream.
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 Rescue Heroes
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2014-03-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (7 of 8) Response
Program Title Pets TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 7:30am (1/3/14-3/28/14)
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. PETS.TV: provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything pets. Pets from everyday to unique are showcased with information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origin. Professionals share personal experiences of excitement and love of working with pets and impart motivational and inspirational messages for viewers to pursue more information and education about everything concerning pets. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show throughout each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. Its target is 13 - 16 year olds. This program series is carried only on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 8) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30am(1/4/14-3/15/14; 3/29/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. RESCUE HEROES: are called into action each week to mobilize around the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages to keep an open mind, ask for help, face your fears, persistence pays off, be prepared, and emphasizes procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the RESCUE HEROES reinforce various safety tips and information related to the educational message portrayed in the story. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show throughout each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. Its target is 6 - 11 year olds. This program series is carried only on the main digital stream.
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 Rescue Heroes
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2014-03-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Joan Hall
Address 1401 W. Capitol #104
City Little Rock
State AR
Zip 72201
Telephone Number 501-340-4424
Email Address jhall@fox16.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday at 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ECO COMPANY: provides CORE programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team learns about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop new ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally the show provides weekly practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show throughout each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. Its target is 13 - 16 year olds. This program series is carried only on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventure
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday at 7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES: is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode, the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people who are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and prosocial values within an environmentally responsible universe. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00 pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will be identified as an educational and informational show throughout each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. Its target is 13 - 16 year olds. This program series will be carried only on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday at 7:30am
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. PETS.TV: provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything pets. Pets from everyday to unique are showcased with information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origin. Professionals share personal experiences of excitement and love of working with pets and impart motivational and inspirational messages for viewers to pursue more information and education about everything concerning pets. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00 pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will be identified as an educational and informational show throughout each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. Its target is 13 - 16 year olds. This program series will be carried only on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday at 7:30a
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. WILD ABOUT ANIMALS: is a half-hour animal E/I magazine serie that airs 52 weeks each year. The show is hosted by the Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. This series is produced for children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16). As the producers of WILD ABOUT ANIMALS, it is the objective of Steve Rotfeld Productions, Inc., to educate and inform children, specifically in the target age group, by bringing them entertaining and interestin stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode will consist of four (4)different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals they see everyday. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00 pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will be identified as an educational and informational show throughout each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. Its target is 13 - 16 year olds. This program series will be carried only on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 7am and 730am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. RESCUE HEROES: are called into action each week to mobilize around the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages to keep an open mind, ask for help, face your fears, persistence pays off, be prepared, and emphasizes procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the RESCUE HEROES reinforce various safety tips and information related to the educational message portrayed in the story. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show throughout each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. Its target is 6 - 11 year olds. This program series is carried only on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday at 7:30a
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. AWESOME ADVENTURES: is a half-hour adventure series that airs 52 weeks a year. Our host, as well as two different teens, will travel each week to destinations around the world that can be both exotic and remote. AWESOME ADVENTURES is designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16) about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be preachy or overly pedantic, but rather, the goal is to make the learning fun. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00 pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will be identified as an educational and informational show throughout each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. Its target is 13 - 16 year olds. This program series will be carried only on the main digital stream.

Certification

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Question Response

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

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

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

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

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

Mission Broadcasting, Inc.


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