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: 2001-12-31 00:00:00.0 Filed on: 2002-01-10 14:00:38.41

Call Sign Channel Numbers Community of License
KVVU (analog)
City State County ZIP Code
Henderson NV CLARK 89014
Licensee Name
KVVU Broadcasting Corp.
Network Affiliation Nielsen DMA Licensee World Wide Web Home Page Address (if applicable)
FOX Las Vegas www.kvvu.com
Facility ID Previous Call Sign (if applicable) License Renewal Expiration Date
35870 2006-10-01 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). 3.50 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).
TV Guide, TV Data, Tribune Media Services, Better Viewung, Cable Guide, Ross Reports TV & Film, Satellite TV Week, Scholastic Ent., Inc., Total TV/Cable Guide Cleveland Plain Dealer, KVVU, LA Times, Prevue Channel, TV Guide - Canada, Bergen Record, Gulf Sports Radio, New York Times, Newsday, Reuters, Sports Illustraded, Sports Menu, Sports Vue, Inc., Sygma News Agency, Tel-Aire Publication, TV Time, USA Today, Vitac, World Syndicate and Worldnow.com.
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
THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sat. 11a, Sat. 11:30a, 12p,12:30p, 3:30p; 10/06-12/29/01 35 3
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
6 years 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The objectives of the series are to: motivate children's interest in science ideas; inspire positive attitudes toward science and education; and model age appropriate science problem solving behavior. Each episode explores a different science topic. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 6 to 9 years old, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Total Times Aired Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
38 3 3
Preemption #1
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
12/15/01 11:30a 12/15/01 2:00pm Y
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Y
Reason for Preemption SPORTS
Preemption #2
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
12/15/01 12:00p 12/15/01 2:30pm Y
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Y
Reason for Preemption SPORTS
Preemption #3
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
12/15/01 12:30p 12/15/01 3:00pm Y
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Y
Reason for Preemption SPORTS
Title of Analog Core Program #2 Origin
LIFE WITH LOUIE NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Monday, 2:00pm, 10/01/01-12/24/01 12 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
8 years 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The educational and informational objective of the program is to offer children the opportunity to explore issues and scenarios that are common to growing up, yet might be perplexing to children, such as how to cope with family and friends as part of this process. The program will contribute to meeting school standards for grades 3 to 6 in the category of Life Skills, in the areas of Thinking and Reasoning; Working with Others; and Self-Regulation. The program will be regularly scheduled and will air between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will be identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 8 to 11 year olds at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Title of Analog Core Program #3 Origin
UNDER THE HELMET NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sat. 11:00am, 10/06/01-12/29/01 12 1
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The program showcases the pro-social on and off the field activities of the NFL's leading players and coaches. Working with the National Association for Sports and Physical Education, the program (1)educates teens about dedication, hard work, teamwork, goal setting and community service, (2)provides examples of responsible social and personal behavior, (3) demonstrates how to deal constructively with the differences among people, and (4) teaches the benefits of physical activity and fitness. The program will be regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to teens (13-16 year olds), at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Total Times Aired Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
12 1 0
Preemption #1
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
12/15/01 N/A N
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 #4 Origin
THIS WEEK IN BASEBALL NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sat. 12:30pm, 10/06/01 1 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The program showcases the pro-social on and off the field activities of the MLB's leading players and coaches. Working with the National Association for Sports and Physical Education, the program seeks to provide youth with educational messages that can have an impact on development of positive lifestyle behaviors. It portrays the positive outcomes from hard work, dedication, self-discipline, teamwork, practice and personal responsibilities. It also relates the achievements and experiences of baseball players to potential achievements in life. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to teens (13-16 year olds), at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Title of Analog Core Program #5 Origin
WILD MOMENTS SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sun. 7:00am, Sun. 7:30am, 10/07/01-12/30/1 26 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Wild Moments is an educational program addressed to young adolescents (13-16 yrs. old) Its primary educational objectives are: to provide a positive learning context for the acquisition of knowledge, to familiarize viewers with the diversity of animal life in the wild, provide viewers with information about the attributes and habitat of different wild animal specias, to help viewers to become more informed regarding approaches to wild animals, and to stimulate interest in biology and related scientific fields. It is 30 minutes in length, is regularly scheduled between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm, and is identified as an educational and informational program for children 16 years old and younger, at the beginning of each telecast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.

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.  
  (b) Did the Licensee broadcast on its main digital program stream the same Children's Core Programming provided on its analog channel?  
  (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.  
    If No to 7(c), submit as an Exhibit a Statement of Explanation.  
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.  
  (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.  
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?  
  (b) Identify publishers who were sent information in 9(a).
 
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?  
  (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.  
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
THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sat. 11:30a, 12p,12:30p 1/5/02-3/30/02; 11:00am 2/16/02-3/30/02 46
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
6 years 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The objectives of the series are to: motivate children's interest in science ideas; inspire positive attitudes toward science and education; and model age appropriate science problem solving behavior. Each episode explores a different science topic. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 6 to 9 years old, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Title of Planned Core Program #2 Origin
UNDER THE HELMET NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sat. 11:00am, 1/5/02-2/9/02 6
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The program showcases the pro-social on and off the field activities of the MLB's leading players and coaches. Working with the National Association for Sports and Physical Education, the program seeks to provide youth with educational messages that can have an impact on development of positive lifestyle behaviors. It portrays the positive outcomes from hard work, dedication, self-discipline, teamwork, practice and personal responsibilities. It also relates the achievements and experiences of baseball players to potential achievements in life. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to teens (13-16 year olds), at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Title of Planned Core Program #3 Origin
WILD MOMENTS SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sun. 7a, Sun. 7:30a 1/6/02-3/31/02 26
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Wild Moments is an educational program addressed to young adolescents (13-16 yrs. old) Its primary educational objectives are: to provide a positive learning context for the acquisition of knowledge, to familiarize viewers with the diversity of animal life in the wild, provide viewers with information about the attributes and habitat of different wild animal specias, to help viewers to become more informed regarding approaches to wild animals, and to stimulate interest in biology and related scientific fields. It is 30 minutes in length, is regularly scheduled between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm, and is identified as an educational and informational program for children 16 years old and younger, at the beginning of each telecast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.

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
Keri Brewer 702-435-5555
Address E-mail Address
25 TV5 Drive kbrewer@kvvu.com
City State ZIP Code
Henderson NV

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.
During the fourth quarter of 2001, KVVU aired a total of 15.1 hours of educational and informational PSA's. Details may be found in our public file. Non-broadcast efforts of the station which related to educating or informing children, 16 years of age or younger are also in our children's public file. On December 15, 2001, FOX carriage of an NFL game required KVVU to reschedule its three episodes of "Magic School Bus" to their respective fixed second homes later in the day. "Under the Helmet" also was preempted that day and KVVU was not able to reschedule that episode.

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
KVVU Broadcasting Corp.
Date
1/08/02
FCC Form 398
March 2006