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

FRN:
0015851751
File Number:
CPR-145829
Submit Date:
10/17/2013
Call Sign:
KWSD
Facility ID:
29121
City:
SIOUX FALLS
State:
SD
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/17/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First 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 ME-TV
Nielsen DMA Sioux Falls-Mitchell
Web Home Page Address

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 6.0
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 5.0
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: 5.0
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(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title CHILDREN TALK
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/9A
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. 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. Series includes an interview segment where children participate in a question and answer session on what they have learned.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 9) Response
Program Title SAFARI
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/10:30A
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 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
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 9) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 10:30A
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 storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 9) Response
Program Title TRAVEL THRU HISTORY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/10A
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 THUR HISTORY SERIES INTICES YOUNG ADULTS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT AMERICAN HISTORY. THE VARIOUS EPISODES FOCUS ON AMERICAN CITIES AND VACATION DESTINATIONS THAT HAVE MORE THAN NATURAL BEAUTY AND THEME PARKS TO OFFER.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 9) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT & SUN/8A & 8:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 9) Response
Program Title COOKIN WITH CUTTY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN/9A
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. "COOKIN' WITH CUTTY" serves the educational and informational needs of children 9 to 12 years of age with its program content, including the importance of proper nutrition and developing good habits for a healthy living. The series allows children to explore the world of good food and healthy eating. The series also educates and informs youngsters about exercise, safety, and good hygiene. Each episode highlights a recipe for making healthy dish using wholesome ingredients, offering practical alternatives to junk food. The weekly series also promotes children's creative skills and physical wellbeing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 9) Response
Program Title KIDS COOKING FOR KIDS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN/9:30A
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. KIDS COOKING FOR KIDS serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of proper nutrition and developing good habits for a healthy living. The series allows children to explore the world of good food and healthy eating. The series also educates and informs youngsters about exercise, safety, and good hygiene. Each episode highlights a recipe for making healthy dish using wholesome ingredients, offering practical alternatives to junk food. The weekly series also promotes children's creative skills and physical wellbeing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 9) Response
Program Title MAD ABOUT
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN/10A
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. AN ENTERTAINING ENSEMBLE OF COMIC ACTORS EVOKES AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION, WHICH HEIGHTENS THE INTEREST OF THE KIDS. EACH SEGMENT EXPLORES LESSONS, WHICH CONSTRUCTS A BASIC UNDERSTANDING OF HOW TO MANAGE FINANCES, AND CONCLUDES WITH STATEMENTS SUCH AS, "ONLY BORROW WHAT YOU CAN PAY BACK TOMORROW" AND "RISK USUALY EQUALS REWARD.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 9) Response
Program Title WORKFORCE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/9:30A
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 series shows introduces teens to a wide variety of possible careers, emphasizing how education and practical skills impact a persons ability to successfully pursue a career. The series also demonstrates real-world job experience, proving that that an appropriate education is necessary to pursue almost any career. Each episode presents two possible career paths offering teenagers a chance to get some hands on experience in various jobs. Program also notes educational and training requirements for various careers, as well as potential salary ranges for a given job.
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 (6)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6) Response
Program Title MOUSE IN THE HOUSE
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program KAUN
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 36
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: TUE/8A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Number of Preemptions: 0
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 presents children conducting a variety of scientific experiments, providing an excellent introduction to the scientific method in a manner that is both informative and enjoyable.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program KAUN
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 36
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: THU/8A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Number of Preemptions: 0
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 Relates stories of ordinary people, who by leveraging a bit of creativitiy and a can-do attitude have helped address global environmental challenges on a local level. Young people can make an important and significant difference through personal actions to address environmental challenges.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6) Response
Program Title MUSTARD PANCAKES
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program KAUN
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 36
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: M0N/8A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Number of Preemptions: 0
Length of Program: 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from: 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming Mustard Pancakes features the gifted Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo - and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under her thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program KAUN
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 36
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: FRI/8A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Number of Preemptions: 0
Length of Program: 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from: 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming Wild America is targeted to children ages 13-16. The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of North America, their interaction with other animals and their environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program KAUN
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 36
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: M-F/8:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Number of Preemptions: 0
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 Teenage hosts interview people working in different professions to educate youth on career choices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6) Response
Program Title DOG AND CAT IN TRAINING
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program KAUN
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 36
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: WED/8A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Number of Preemptions: -1
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 Through Joel's revealing interviews with fellow Hollywood animal trainers and his "in-the-home" training sessions with people and their pets, this show presents dog and cat owners as well a wide array of opportunities to learn to train their pets. Joel is a much sought after Hollywood animal trainer with a long list of TV and film credits.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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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 JAYNES SIMPSON
Address PO BOX 9609
City RAPID CITY
State SD
Zip 57709
Telephone Number 605-341-3135
Email Address OCT13BER@MSN.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.

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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.

JAMES F SIMPSON


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