Federal Communications Commission
Washington, DC 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0754
FCC 398
Children's Television Programming Report

Report reflects information for the filing period ending: 2012-03-31 00:00:00.0 Filed on: 2012-04-09 12:44:20.373

Call Sign Channel Numbers Community of License
KLAX-TV 31 (analog)
32 (digital)
City State County ZIP Code
ALEXANDRIA LA RAPIDES 71303
Licensee Name
POLLACK-BELZ COMMUNICATION CO., INC
Network Affiliation Nielsen DMA Licensee World Wide Web Home Page Address (if applicable)
ABC Alexandria LA WWW.KLAX-TV.COM
Facility ID Previous Call Sign (if applicable) License Renewal Expiration Date
52907 2013-06-01 00:00:00.0
Analog Core Programming
2. State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station. See 47 C.F.R. §73.671(c). 3.00 hours
3. (a) 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. §73.673? Y
(b) Identify publishers who were sent information in 3(a).
ROVI CORP, TRIBUNE, FYI TELEVISION, HEALTHY ADVICE
4. Complete the following for each program that you aired during the past three months that meets the definition of Core Programming. Complete chart below for each Core Program.
[There are no analog core program reports.]
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming
5. Complete the following for each program that you aired during the past three months that is specifically designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under, but does not meet one or more elements of the definition of Core Programming. See 47 C.F.R. §73.671. Complete chart below for each additional such educational and informational program.
[There are no analog non-core program reports.]
Sponsored Core Programming
6. List Core Programs, if any, aired by other analog stations that are sponsored by the Licensee and that meet the criteria set forth in 47 C.F.R. §73.671. Also indicate whether the amount of total Core Programming broadcast by another station increased.
[There are no analog sponsored core program broadcast reports.]
[There are no analog sponsored core program detail reports.]
Digital Core Programming
7. (a) State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream. 3.00 hours
  (b) Did the Licensee broadcast on its main digital program stream the same Children's Core Programming provided on its analog channel? Y
  (c) If Yes to 7(b), the Licensee certifies that the representations and children's program information provided with respect to its analog channel apply equally with respect to its main digital program stream. Y
    If No to 7(c), submit as an Exhibit a Statement of Explanation. (None Required)
8. (a) State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. 0.00 hours
  (b) 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. §73.671. 0.00 hours
9. (a) 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. §73.673? Y
  (b) Identify publishers who were sent information in 9(a).
ROVI CORP, TRIBUNE, FYI TELEVISION, HEALTHY ADVICE
10. Complete the following for each program that you aired during the past three months that meets the definition of Core Programming. Complete chart below for each Core Program.
   
Title of Digital Core Program #1 Origin
JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
SATURDAYS 8AM 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
13 years 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 YEARS, 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 VERIETY OF CATEGORIES.

Title of Digital Core Program #2 Origin
OCEAN MYSTERIES SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
SATURDAYS AT 8:30AM 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
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. THE PROGRAM IS HOSTED BY JEFF CORWIN AND PRODUCED FOR AGES 13-16. OCEAN MYSTERIES SHOWS 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.

Title of Digital Core Program #3 Origin
BORN TO EXPLORE SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
SATURDAYS AT 9AM 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
BORN TO EXPLORE WAS DEVELOPED AND PRODUCED FOR 13-16 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, BORN 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 PLACES AND PEOPLE OF OUR WORLD WHO FORM OUR CULTURES. WHETHER HE CLIMBS MOUNT KILIMANJARO, EXPLORES WHY PEOPLE LIVE AT THE BASE OF THE VOLCANO, OR TRAVEL DOWN THE NILE RIVER, VIEWERS WILL TRAVEL THE WORLD WITHOUT LEAVING THEIR HOMES.

Title of Digital Core Program #4 Origin
CULTURE CLICK SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
SATURDAYS AT 9:30AM 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
CULTURE CLICK IS A WEEKLY HALF HOUR SERIES THAT EXPLORES THE GENESIS OF--AND REASONS BEHIND CULTURAL EVENTS THAT PERMEATE OUR EVERYDAY LIVES. DEVELOPED AND PRODUCED FOR VIEWERS AGED 13-16, HOST NZINGA BLAKE OPENS EACH EPISODE FROM HER VIRTUAL REALITY SET WITH A LIST OF WHAT'S TRENDING ON SEARCH ENGINES THAT WEEK. THESE TOPICS WILL SERVE AS A JUMPING OFF POINT FOR A DEEP DIVE INTO THE CULTURE VIEWERS 13-16 WILL EMBRACE.

Title of Digital Core Program #5 Origin
EVERYDAY HEALTH SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
SATURDAYS AT 10AM 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
IN THIS WEEKLY HALF HOUR SERIES DEVELOPED AND PRODUCED TO EDUCATE AND INFORM VIEWERS AGES 13-16, OUR HOSTS SCAN THE COUNTRY FINDING THOSE WHO 'PAY IT FORWARD' TO PROMOTE HEALTH AND WELLNESS. THE REMARKABLE PEOPLE THAT VIEWERS MEET ARE REFERRED TO AS 'AGENTS OF CHANGE,' SPECIAL INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE MAKING BIG CHANGES IN PEOPLE'S LIVES, ONE SMALL STEP AT A TIME. EVERYDAY HEALTH IS A SERIES THAT UNIQUELY RAISES AWARENESS TO HELP FIGHT OBESITY, RAISE SELF-ESTEEM, ESTABLISH PHYSICAL FITNESS HABITS AND PREVENT NEGATIVE HEALTH CHOICES.

Title of Digital Core Program #6 Origin
FOOD FOR THOUGHT SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
SATURDAYS AT 10:30AM 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
YOUNG, ENTHUSIASTIC AND PASSIONATE ABOUT FOOD, CLAIRE THOMAS IS THE 22 YEAR-OLD HOST WHO OPENS VIEWERS' EYES TO HOW EVERYDAY LIFE CAN INSPIRE CULINARY CREATIONS IN FOOD FOR THOUGHT. EACH WEEKLY HALF HOUR, PRODUCED FOR AGES 13-16, INFORMS AND EDUCATES TEENS ABOUT THE POWER OF FOOD AS A TOOL FOR EXPLORING NEW PLACES, MEETING NEW PEOPLE AND LEARNING ABOUT DIFERENT CULTURES.

11. (a) 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 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? Y
  (b) If No, submit as an Exhibit a Statement of Explanation setting forth the number of repeats in excess of the repeat limit and the times and dates the episodes involved were aired. (None Required)
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming
12. Complete the following for each program that you aired during the past three months that is specifically designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under, but does not meet one or more elements of the definition of Core Programming. See 47 C.F.R. §73.671. Complete chart below for each additional such educational and information program.
Title of Digital Non-Core Program #1 Origin
PETS.TV SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
SATURDAYS AT 11AM 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Y
If Yes, does the Licensee identify each program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Y
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. §73.673? Y
Description of Program
PETS.TV COVERS PET OWNERSHIP, INCLUDING PET NEWS, PET CARE, PET HEALTH AND PET LIFESTYLES. IT GOES BEYOND THE STANDARD FOCUS ON CATS AND DOGS AND FEATURES PROFILE SEGMENTS ON ALL TYPES OF PETS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIPS WITH OWNERS, TRAINERS AND THE PEOPLE WHO INTERACT WITH THEM.
Date and Time Aired (if preempted and rescheduled)

 

Title of Digital Non-Core Program #2 Origin
THE YOUNG ICONS SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
SATURDAYS AT 11:30AM 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Y
If Yes, does the Licensee identify each program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Y
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. §73.673? Y
Description of Program
THE YOUNG ICONS FEATURES STORIES ABOUT WORLD-CLASS ATHLETES, ACCOMPLISHED ARTISTS, SCHOLARS, PHILANTHROPISTS AND ENTREPRENEURS--ALL UNDER THE AGE OF 18. EXAMPLES OF THE KINDS OF STORIES THE PROGRAM WILL TEL INCLUDE THAT OF PATRICK PEDRAJA, A 14 YEAR OLD ACTOR AND PHILANTHROPIST WHO TRAVELED AMERICA BY RV, RAISING AWARENESS FOR CANCER BY SIGNING DONORS UP FOR THE NATIONAL MARROW REGISTRY; TRACK PHENOMENON, TURQUOISE THOMPSON, WHO SPRINTED HER WAY INTO THE RECORD BOOKS AND EARNED HERSELF A FULL RIDE TO UCLA; KIMBERLY ANYADIKE, WHO BECAME THE YOUNGEST PILOT TO FLY ACROSS THE COUNTRY; AND SISTERS MARNI AND BERNI BARTA, WHO CREATED KIDFLICKS, A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT DONATES NEW AND USED DVDS TO CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS ALL ACROSS AMERICA.
Date and Time Aired (if preempted and rescheduled)

 

Sponsored Core Programming
13. List Core Programs, if any, aired by other stations that are sponsored by the Licensee and that meet the criteria set forth in 47 C.F.R. §73.671. Also indicate whether the amount of total Core Programming broadcast by another station increased.
[There are no digital sponsored core program broadcast reports.]
[There are no digital sponsored core program detail reports.]
Other Matters
14. Complete the following for each analog and digital program that you plan to air for the next quarter that meets the definition of Core Programming. Complete chart below for each Core Program, identifying whether it is to be broadcast on the station's analog or digital channel or both channels.
[There are no planned core program reports.]
15. 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. §73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Y
16. Identify the licensee's children's programming liaison.
Name Telephone Number
FRANCES M. YEAGER 318-473-0031
Address E-mail Address
1811 ENGLAND DRIVE FYEAGER@KLAX-TV.COM
City State ZIP Code
ALEXANDRIA LA 71303

17. 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 non-core 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. §73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503).

I certify that the statements in this application are true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, and are made in good faith.

Name of Licensee Signature
POLLACK-BELZ COMMUNICATION CO., INC.
Date
04/09/2012
FCC Form 398
March 2006