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: 2012-12-31 00:00:00.0 Filed on: 2013-01-10 13:47:50.063

Call Sign Channel Numbers Community of License
KCTV (analog)
24 (digital)
City State County ZIP Code
Kansas City MO Jackson 66128
Licensee Name
Meredith Corporation
Network Affiliation Nielsen DMA Licensee World Wide Web Home Page Address (if applicable)
CBS Kansas City www.kctv5.com
Facility ID Previous Call Sign (if applicable) License Renewal Expiration Date
41230 2006-02-01 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).
The CBS Television Network provides information identifying the core programs it supplies to stations affiliated with the network including an indication of the target child audience, to the following publishers of program guides: TV Guide, TV Data, Tribune Media Services and Kidsnet Media Guide and News.
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.
Title of Analog Core Program #1 Origin
Doodlebops - I NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays, 10:30am 10/6-12/29/12 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
3 years 6 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Doodlebops is designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. Each episode explores social issues such as the importance of persistence, the value of openness to new things.
Title of Analog Core Program #2 Origin
Busytown Mysteries - I NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sundays, 7:00am 10/7-12/30/12 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
3 years 7 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to pre-schoolers with an educational, problem solving twist. Each episode demonstrates the characters use of observation to collect facts and draw inferences from those facts to reach conclusions. The show develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episodes overall theme.
Title of Analog Core Program #3 Origin
Busytown Mysteries - II NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sundays, 7:30am 10/7-12/30/12 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
3 years 7 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to pre-schoolers with an educational, problem solving twist. Each episode demonstrates the characters use of observation to collect facts and draw inferences from those facts to reach conclusions. The show develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episodes overall theme.
Title of Analog Core Program #4 Origin
Liberty Kids I SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays, 11:00am 10/13-11/3 & 11/17-12/29 10 3
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 11 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The program also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children.
Total Times Aired Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
13 3 3
Preemption #1
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Saturday, 10/6/12 Saturday, 10/13/12 12:30pm N
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? N
Reason for Preemption SPORTS
Preemption #2
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Saturday, 11/10/12 Saturday, 11/10/12 9:00am Y
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? N
Reason for Preemption SPORTS
Preemption #3
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Saturday, 12/8/12 Saturday, 12/8/12 9:00am Y
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? N
Reason for Preemption SPORTS
Title of Analog Core Program #5 Origin
Liberty Kids II SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays, 11:30am 9 4
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 11 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The program also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children.
Total Times Aired Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
14 4 4
Preemption #1
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Saturday, 10/6/12 Saturday, 10/20/12 12:00pm N
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? N
Reason for Preemption SPORTS
Preemption #2
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Saturday, 11/10/12 Saturday, 11/10/12 9:30am Y
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? N
Reason for Preemption SPORTS
Preemption #3
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Saturday, 12/1/12 Saturday, 12/1/12 9:30am Y
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? N
Reason for Preemption SPORTS
Preemption #4
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Saturday, 12/8/12 Saturday, 12/8/12 9:30am Y
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? N
Reason for Preemption SPORTS
Title of Analog Core Program #6 Origin
KC Zoo Show LOCAL
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays, 10:00am 10/6-12/29/12 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
6 years 12 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The KC Zoo Show is a locally produced educational program hosted by KCTV personalities. The KC Zoo highlights the animals and activities at the Kansas City Zoo. Children learn about the habitats and biology of wildlife from all over the world.

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.
Title of Analog Non-Core Program #1 Origin
Doodlebops - II NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sundays, 6:30am 13 -1
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
3 years 6 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
Doodlebops is designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. Each episode explores social issues such as the importance of persistence, the value of openness to new things.
Date and Time Aired (if preempted and rescheduled)

 

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).
The CBS Television Network provides information identifying the core programs it supplies to stations affiliated with the network including an indication of the target child audience, to the following publishers of program guides: TV Guide, TV Data, Tribune Media Services and Kidsnet Media Guide and News.
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.
    [There are no digital core program reports.]
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.
[There are no digital non-core program reports.]
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.
Title of Planned Core Program #1 Origin
Doodlebops - I NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays, 10:30am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
3 years 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Doodlebops is designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. Each episode explores social issues such as the importance of persistence, the value of openness to new things.
Title of Planned Core Program #2 Origin
Busytown Mysteries I NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sundays, 7:00am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
3 years 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to pre-schoolers with an educational, problem solving twist. Each episode demonstrates the characters use of observation to collect facts and draw inferences from those facts to reach conclusions. The show develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episodes overall theme.
Title of Planned Core Program #3 Origin
Busytown Mysteries II NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sundays, 7:30am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
3 years 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to pre-schoolers with an educational, problem solving twist. Each episode demonstrates the characters use of observation to collect facts and draw inferences from those facts to reach conclusions. The show develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episodes overall theme.
Title of Planned Core Program #4 Origin
Liberty Kids I NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays, 11:00am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
9 years 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The program also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children.
Title of Planned Core Program #5 Origin
Liberty Kids II NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays, 11:30am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
9 years 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The program also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children.
Title of Planned Core Program #6 Origin
KC Zoo Show LOCAL
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays, 10:00am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
6 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The KC Zoo Show is a locally produced educational program hosted by KCTV personalities. The KC Zoo highlights the animals and activities at the Kansas City Zoo. Children learn about the habitats and biology of wildlife from all over the world.

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)? N
16. Identify the licensee's children's programming liaison.
Name Telephone Number
Dale Jacobson (913) 677-7238
Address E-mail Address
4500 Shawnee Mission Parkway dale.jacobson@kctv5.com
City State ZIP Code
Fairway KS 66205

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.
After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies that the station fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs, as specified at 47 C.F.R. Section 73.670. The station has terminated analog operations. Accordingly, questions 7(a) and 7(b) are no longer applicable.

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
Meredith Corporation
Date
01/10/2013
FCC Form 398
March 2006