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

FRN:
0003476421
File Number:
CPR-142270
Submit Date:
07/01/2013
Call Sign:
WDAF-TV
Facility ID:
11291
City:
KANSAS CITY
State:
MO
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/01/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2013

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 FOX
Nielsen DMA Kansas City
Web Home Page Address www.fox4kc.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: 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 Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun.11-11:30am
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 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program follows the paths of young teens who excel in different interests including music, science and business and teaches the importance of work ethic and determination to achieve their goals in life.
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 Young Icons
List date and time rescheduled Sun. 5/5/13 6:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sunday 5/5/2013 ep.320
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10-10:30am
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program explores the world of animals and wildlife and promotes a better understanding of the various animal species and what they do to survive and thrive.
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 Curiosity Quest Goes Green
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.9-9:30am
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program allows children to explore the world of green living. The series educates and informs viewers about recycling, saving energy and protecting the environment while highlighting environmental challenges and possible solutions.
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 Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The aim of the program is to educate viewers about the different people, environments and animals around the world and highlight the differences and similarities one encounters when traveling to new places.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun.10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program explores and reports on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and shares the stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment.
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 Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9-9:30am
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program educates viewers by showcasing animals in exotic locations around the world and promotes a better understanding of the animals they see in everyday life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stantons Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun.10-10:30am
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program's host travels around the world with celebrity friends exploring different cultures, history and geography while reaching out to give back those in need.
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 Young America Outdoors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.11-11:30 / 11:30 -12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program introduces viewers to a wide variety of activities, explaining the benefit of keeping fit while exploring the wonders of nature. Activities include hiking, camping, water and snow sports while stressing social responsibility.
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 Curiosity Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10-10:30am
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program's host ventures on a quest to answer viewers letters by taking the audience on location for hands on education and uses humor as a means to present answers to viewer's questions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Critter Gitters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30-10am
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 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program stimulates creativity and promotes team work and social values. The program is a search and rescue themed series with a twist of investigation by a team of neighborhood kids with the assistance of a veterinarian, a marine biologist and a zany professor.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program educates viewers about animals using uniquely scientific approach. The program looks beyond the behavior of animals and focuses on how and why an animal is able to excel in their environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Heads Up
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30-11am
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. The program focuses on astronomy and astronautics and takes viewers beyond the basics and introduces them to the content of the sky including planets and moons in our own solar system.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Matt Rankin
Address 3030 Summit Street
City Kansas City
State MO
Zip 64108
Telephone Number (816) 753-4567
Email Address matt.rankin@wdaftv4.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 (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun.10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program explores and reports on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and shares the stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Heads Up
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30-11am ch 4.2
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. The program focuses on astronomy and astronautics and takes viewers beyond the basics and introduces them to the content of the sky including planets and moons in our own solar system.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10-10:30am
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. The program explores the world of animals and wildlife and promotes a better understanding of the various animal species and what they do to survive and thrive.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stantons Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun.10-10:30am
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. The program's host travels around the world with celebrity friends exploring different cultures, history and geography while reaching out to give back those in need.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9-9:30am
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. The program educates viewers by showcasing animals in exotic locations around the world and promotes a better understanding of the animals they see in everyday life.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11-11:30am
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. The program follows the paths of young teens who excel in different interests including music, science and business and teaches the importance of work ethic and determination to achieve their goals in life.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest Goes Green
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.9-9:30am ch 4.2
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. The program allows children to explore the world of green living. The series educates and informs viewers about recycling, saving energy and protecting the environment while highlighting environmental challenges and possible solutions.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The aim of the program is to educate viewers about the different people, environments and animals around the world and highlight the differences and similarities one encounters when traveling to new places.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Critter Gitters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30-10am ch 4.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program stimulates creativity and promotes team work and social values. The program is a search and rescue themed series with a twist of investigation by a team of neighborhood kids with the assistance of a veterinarian, a marine biologist and a zany professor.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10-10:30am ch 4.2
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. The program's host ventures on a quest to answer viewers letters by taking the audience on location for hands on education and uses humor as a means to present answers to viewer's questions.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Young America Outdoors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11-11:30a / 11:30-12N ch 4.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program introduces viewers to a wide variety of activities, explaining the benefit of keeping fit while exploring the wonders of nature. Activities include hiking, camping, water and snow sports while stressing social responsibility.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program educates viewers about animals using uniquely scientific approach. The program looks beyond the behavior of animals and focuses on how and why an animal is able to excel in their environment.

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.

WDAF Licensee, Inc.


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