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

FRN:
0025276742
File Number:
CPR-150013
Submit Date:
01/09/2014
Call Sign:
KUPK
Facility ID:
65535
City:
GARDEN CITY
State:
KS
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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 ABC
Nielsen DMA Wichita-Hutchinson Plus
Web Home Page Address http://www.kake.com

Digital Core Programming

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State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am - 8:00am CT
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. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary school students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students' works. Our creative cast of improv actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows, and puppetry. The show encourages children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading. The show helps students to build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving. It also helps to promote character development as the diverse cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect. And Green Screen Adventures provides educators with innovative and entertaining ways to teach their students.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00am - 9:30am CT
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. Mike and Will are twin brothers who love to eat. Their weekly TV show is based on experiences that began when the boys were only 5 years old. They want to share their love of cooking and eating, with as many kids as possible. In each episode, Mike and Will demonstrate how to cook a particular dish, emphasizing the importance of good nutrition, kitchen safety and a healthy lifestyle.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30am - 8:00am CT
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. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary school students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students' works. Our creative cast of improv actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows, and puppetry. The show encourages children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading. The show helps students to build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving. It also helps to promote character development as the diverse cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect. And Green Screen Adventures provides educators with innovative and entertaining ways to teach their students.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Main Channel 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00a - 9:30am CT
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Travel Through History (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am - 8:30am CT
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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30am - 9:00am CT
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. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00am - 7:30am CT
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. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary school students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students' works. Our creative cast of improv actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows, and puppetry. The show encourages children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading. The show helps students to build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving. It also helps to promote character development as the diverse cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect. And Green Screen Adventures provides educators with innovative and entertaining ways to teach their students.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (Main Channel 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00a - 11:30a CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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 half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13 - 16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
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 Wildlife Docs (Main Channel 13.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/03/2013 Sun 12:00pm CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-11-02
Episode # 11/02/2013 Sat 11:00am CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs (Main Channel 13.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/13/2013 Sun 12:00pm CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-10-12
Episode # 10/12/2013 Sat 11:00am CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs (Main Channel 13.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/08/2013 12:00pm CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-12-07
Episode # 12/07/2013 11:00am CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs (Main Channel 13.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/01/2013 12:00pm CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-11-30
Episode # 11/30/2013 11:00am CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs (Main Channel 13.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/10/2013 12:00pm CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-11-09
Episode # 11/09/2013 11:00am CT
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00am - 7:30am CT
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. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary school students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students' works. Our creative cast of improv actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows, and puppetry. The show encourages children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading. The show helps students to build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving. It also helps to promote character development as the diverse cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect. And Green Screen Adventures provides educators with innovative and entertaining ways to teach their students.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am - 9:00am CT
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. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Edgemont (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am - 10:00am CT
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 a television program designed for middle and high school students aged 13-16 years-old and is rated TV-PG. Originally produced by Canada's public broadcaster, CBC, the series depicts the everyday lives of teenagers in the fictitious suburban town of Edgemont. Each 30-minute episode generally focuses on the children's activities at AC McKinley Secondary School. 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 (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (Main Channel 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30a - 10:00a CT
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 half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond - by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Born to Explore (Main Channel 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00a - 10:30a CT
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. Developed and produced for 12-16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Boren to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the place and people of our world who from our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores whey people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild (Main Channel 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30a - 12p CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places - revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures; he'll paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with the Wolverines in British Columbia, observe Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven's nest, observe Polar Bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine's Black Bears - bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
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 Expedition Wild (Main Channel 13.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/10/2013 Sun 12:30pm CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-11-09
Episode # 11/09/2013 Sat 11:30am CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild (Main Channel 13.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/01/2013 Sun 12:30pm CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-11-30
Episode # 11/30/2013 Sat 11:30am CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild (Main Channel 13.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/08/2013 Sun 12:30pm CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-12-07
Episode # 12/07/2013 Sat 11:30am CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild (Main Channel 13.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/03/2013 Sun 12:30pm CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-11-02
Episode # 11/02/2013 Sat 11:30am CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild (Main Channel 13.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/13/2013 Sun 12:30pm CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-10-12
Episode # 10/12/2013 Sat 11:30am CT
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Travel Through History (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am - 8:30am CT
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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Main Channel 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30a - 11:00a CT
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 half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am - 9:30am CT
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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Edgemont (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am - 10:00am CT
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 a television program designed for middle and high school students aged 13-16 years-old and is rated TV-PG. Originally produced by Canada's public broadcaster, CBC, the series depicts the everyday lives of teenagers in the fictitious suburban town of Edgemont. Each 30-minute episode generally focuses on the children's activities at AC McKinley Secondary School. 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

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 Patrick Myers
Address 1500 N. West Street
City Wichita
State KS
Zip 67203
Telephone Number 316 946-1328
Email Address Patrick.Myers@kake.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 (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00am - 7:30am CT
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. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary school students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students' works. Our creative cast of improv actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows, and puppetry. The show encourages children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading. The show helps students to build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving. It also helps to promote character development as the diverse cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect. And Green Screen Adventures provides educators with innovative and entertaining ways to teach their students.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Main Channel 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00 - 9:30a CT
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top Ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30am - 9:00am CT
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 Mystery Hunters are Araya and Cristina, regular kids with inquisitive minds, who travel the globe to investigate the sites and delve into the tales which have baffled people throughout the ages - looking for the Loch Ness Monster, unraveling a smelly mummy, searching for Princess Anastasia, and learning the true story of King Tut. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, they gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. They use critical thinking and scientific reasoning to show that things are not always what they seem. Back at the Discovery Mystery Lab, Doubting Dave, the resident skeptical scientist, challenges viewers to send in their own mysteries, and then tackles the questions with experiments and logical explanations. Dave also assists the Mystery Hunters with their investigations.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs (Main Channel 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00 - 11:30am CT
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 half-hour weekly series, the Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Main Channel 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 - 11:00a CT
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 half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild (Main Channel 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30 - 12:00pm CT
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. Produced for ages 13 - 16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places - revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures: he'll paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with Wolverines in British Columbia, investigate Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven's nest, observe Polar Bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine's Black Bears - bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, other dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (Main Channel 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30 - 10:00am CT
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 half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond - by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30am - 8:00am CT
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. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary school students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students' works. Our creative cast of improv actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows, and puppetry. The show encourages children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading. The show helps students to build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving. It also helps to promote character development as the diverse cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect. And Green Screen Adventures provides educators with innovative and entertaining ways to teach their students.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30am - 9:00am CT
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 Mystery Hunters are Araya and Cristina, regular kids with inquisitive minds, who travel the globe to investigate the sites and delve into the tales which have baffled people throughout the ages - looking for the Loch Ness Monster, unraveling a smelly mummy, searching for Princess Anastasia, and learning the true story of King Tut. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, they gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. They use critical thinking and scientific reasoning to show that things are not always what they seem. Back at the Discovery Mystery Lab, Doubting Dave, the resident skeptical scientist, challenges viewers to send in their own mysteries, and then tackles the questions with experiments and logical explanations. Dave also assists the Mystery Hunters with their investigations.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00am - 7:30am CT
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. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary school students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students' works. Our creative cast of improv actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows, and puppetry. The show encourages children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading. The show helps students to build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving. It also helps to promote character development as the diverse cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect. And Green Screen Adventures provides educators with innovative and entertaining ways to teach their students.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am - 8:00am CT
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. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary school students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students' works. Our creative cast of improv actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows, and puppetry. The show encourages children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading. The show helps students to build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving. It also helps to promote character development as the diverse cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect. And Green Screen Adventures provides educators with innovative and entertaining ways to teach their students.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Travel Through History (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am - 8:30am CT
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.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Edgemont (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am - 10:00am CT
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 a television program designed for middle and high school students aged 13-16 years-old and is rated TV-PG. Originally produced by Canada's public broadcaster, CBC, the series depicts the everyday lives of teenagers in the fictitious suburban town of Edgemont. Each 30-minute episode generally focuses on the children's activities at AC McKinley Secondary School. 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.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am - 9:30am CT
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.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Edgemont (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am - 10:00am CT
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 a television program designed for middle and high school students aged 13-16 years-old and is rated TV-PG. Originally produced by Canada's public broadcaster, CBC, the series depicts the everyday lives of teenagers in the fictitious suburban town of Edgemont. Each 30-minute episode generally focuses on the children's activities at AC McKinley Secondary School. 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.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00am - 9:30am CT
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.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Born to Explore (Main Channel 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00 - 10:30am CT
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. Developed and produced for 12-16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Boren to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the place and people of our world who from our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores whey people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Travel Through History (ME-TV 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am - 8:30am CT
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.

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