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: 2002-12-31 00:00:00.0 Filed on: 2003-01-10 17:45:44.296

Call Sign Channel Numbers Community of License
KLAX 31 (analog)
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 2005-06-01 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).
TV Guide, TV Data, Tribune Media
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
DISNEY'S TEAMO SUPREMO NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays/7:00-7:30 AM CT 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
7 years 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
“Disney's Teamo Supremo” feature three elementary school children who are superheroes. Crandall, Brenda and Hector (a Hispanic boy) possess high-tech tools, which give them extraordinary physical powers. These enable them to help the state Governor and Chief of Police to restore law and order threatened by villains or criminals and those who would exploit the innocent or weak. Working as a team, the children use their wits to foil and apprehend evildoers, yet they must still do their homework and finish household chores when a Teamo adventure is done! The series features plots that depict flexible thinking, problem solving and positive values. Among the values that this series explores are: facing fears and self-doubt, standing up for one’s beliefs, dealing with peer pressure, relating to authority, dealing with rules/fairness, appreciating differences, maintaining loyalty to family, and persevering.
Title of Analog Core Program #2 Origin
DISNEY'S RECESS NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays/7:30-8:00 AM CT 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
8 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
"Disney's Recess" is a collection of stories about six fourth-grade children who attend public school. These children are an ethnically diverse and gender-diverse group. Their experiences at Third Street School deliver messages about problems common to middle childhood: conflicts with authority figures, school and family rules, issues of fairness, peer pressure and coping with disappointment. A number of episodes revolve around class bullies or conflicts with teachers' favored students. Series episodes provide opportunities for parent/child discussions about values.
Title of Analog Core Program #3 Origin
DISNEY'S FILLMORE NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays/8:00-8:30 AM CT 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
“Fillmore!” is a detective series that takes place in a middle school. The stars of the stories are the members of X Middle School’s Safety Patrol, a multi-ethnic group of youth who wear the orange sash and badge of peer authority. They investigate and foil misdeeds in the school setting. Cornelius Fillmore, a boy with a history of disciplinary problems, upon entering X Middle School, resolved to change his ways. He joined the Safety Patrol, focusing keen problem-solving skills and physical prowess in service of order and fairness. His Safety Patrol partner, the brilliant Ingrid Third, had also had disciplinary problems. She had attended a number of schools. Ingrid and Fillmore work to detect clues as to the identity of perpetrators of school mischief such as bullying, cheating, theft, graffiti, scams, and prejudicial behavior. Series episodes illustrate developmentally appropriate issues, among which are competition and peer pressure, coping with change, improving relationships with teachers and administrators, and dealing with family rules. Within the mystery plots are woven messages about honor, conscience and trust.
Title of Analog Core Program #4 Origin
DISNEY'S RECESS NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays/8:30-9:00 AM CT 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
8 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
"Disney's Recess" is a collection of stories about six fourth-grade children who attend public school. These children are an ethnically diverse and gender-diverse group. Their experiences at Third Street School deliver messages about problems common to middle childhood: conflicts with authority figures, school and family rules, issues of fairness, peer pressure and coping with disappointment. A number of episodes revolve around class bullies or conflicts with teachers' favored students. Series episodes provide opportunities for parent/child discussions about values.
Title of Analog Core Program #5 Origin
LIZZIE MCGUIRE NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM CT 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
"Lizzie McGuire" is the story of an ingenious twelve-year-old girl who attends an ethnically diverse middle school. Her best friends are Miranda, a feisty Hispanic girl, and a boy named Gordo. Lizzie has a gifted younger brother who is frequently the source of conflict. Their parents handle their children's crises with humor and affection. Stories are realistic, revolving around school issues, rules, peer pressure, the struggle to find a comfortable identity, trust, facing one's mistakes, and the emotional ups-and-downs of pre-adolescence. Particular strengths of this series are its believability and the creation of a live action series that features a strong, positive girl in the lead role.
Title of Analog Core Program #6 Origin
THE PROUD FAMILY NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM CT 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
10 years 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
“The Proud Family” revolves around the daily activities of fourteen-year-old Penny Proud and her African-American family consisting of parents Trudy Proud (a veterinarian) and Oscar Proud (self-employed businessman), a no-nonsense Grandmother Suga Mama who resides with the family, twin sisters BeBe and CeCe. Penny’s friends Dijonay and Sticky, and the neighboring Boulevardez family, whose daughter, La Cienega, is Penny’s rival. Teachers and classmates also populate the stories. The majority of the characters in this children’s series are ethnic minorities. Penny faces the struggles of adolescence along with the challenge of balancing academic life (middle school) and home obligations. Series episodes explore issues particularly relevant to 10 to 13 year olds: maintaining social relationships, overcoming self-doubt, standing up for one’s beliefs, dealing with peer pressure, relating to authority and rules, assuming responsibility, appreciating differences (gender, race, and generational), maintaining loyalty to family, and cultivating values such as honesty and persistence.

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
BOO! TO YOU, TOO, WINNIE THE POOH! NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
10/25/2002 / 7:30-8:00 PM CT 1 0
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
Pooh and the gang endure a wild adventure through the 100 Acre Wood as they help Piglet overcome his fear of Halloween.
Date and Time Aired (if preempted and rescheduled)
 
Title of Analog Non-Core Program #2 Origin
A WINNIE THE POOH THANKSGIVING NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
11/21/2002 / 7:30-8:00 PM CT 1 0
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
This special follows Pooh and the gang's antics on a wild search for the ingredients for a perfect Thankgiving feast. When the search goes awry, Pooh and his pals frantically assemble a hysterically untraditional holiday dinner - and ultimately learn that Thanksgiving is about being thankful for what you have, not what you think you should have.
Date and Time Aired (if preempted and rescheduled)
 
Title of Analog Non-Core Program #3 Origin
JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 6:30am 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
Live action program designed to meet the educational needs of children. Cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. He talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
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.  
  (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
DISNEY'S TEAMO SUPREMO NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays/7:00-7:30 AM CT 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
7 years 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
“Disney's Teamo Supremo” feature three elementary school children who are superheroes. Crandall, Brenda and Hector (a Hispanic boy) possess high-tech tools, which give them extraordinary physical powers. These enable them to help the state Governor and Chief of Police to restore law and order threatened by villains or criminals and those who would exploit the innocent or weak. Working as a team, the children use their wits to foil and apprehend evildoers, yet they must still do their homework and finish household chores when a Teamo adventure is done! The series features plots that depict flexible thinking, problem solving and positive values. Among the values that this series explores are: facing fears and self-doubt, standing up for one’s beliefs, dealing with peer pressure, relating to authority, dealing with rules/fairness, appreciating differences, maintaining loyalty to family, and persevering.
Title of Planned Core Program #2 Origin
DISNEY'S RECESS NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays/7:30-8:00 AM CT 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
8 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
"Disney's Recess" is a collection of stories about six fourth-grade children who attend public school. These children are an ethnically diverse and gender-diverse group. Their experiences at Third Street School deliver messages about problems common to middle childhood: conflicts with authority figures, school and family rules, issues of fairness, peer pressure and coping with disappointment. A number of episodes revolve around class bullies or conflicts with teachers' favored students. Series episodes provide opportunities for parent/child discussions about values.
Title of Planned Core Program #3 Origin
DISNEY'S FILLMORE! NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays/8:00-8:30 AM CT 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
9 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
“Fillmore!” is a detective series that takes place in a middle school. The stars of the stories are the members of X Middle School’s Safety Patrol, a multi-ethnic group of youth who wear the orange sash and badge of peer authority. They investigate and foil misdeeds in the school setting. Cornelius Fillmore, a boy with a history of disciplinary problems, upon entering X Middle School, resolved to change his ways. He joined the Safety Patrol, focusing keen problem-solving skills and physical prowess in service of order and fairness. His Safety Patrol partner, the brilliant Ingrid Third, had also had disciplinary problems. She had attended a number of schools. Ingrid and Fillmore work to detect clues as to the identity of perpetrators of school mischief such as bullying, cheating, theft, graffiti, scams, and prejudicial behavior. Series episodes illustrate developmentally appropriate issues, among which are competition and peer pressure, coping with change, improving relationships with teachers and administrators, and dealing with family rules. Within the mystery plots are woven messages about honor, conscience and trust.
Title of Planned Core Program #4 Origin
DISNEY'S RECESS NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays/8:30-9:00 AM CT 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
8 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
"Disney's Recess" is a collection of stories about six fourth-grade children who attend public school. These childrern are an ethnically diverse and gender-diverse group. Their experiences at Third Street School deliver messages about problems common to middle childhood: conflicts with authority figures, school and family rules, issues of fairness, peer pressure and coping with disappointment. A number of episodes revolve around class bullies or conflicts with teachers' favored students. Series episodes provide opportunities for parent/child discussions about values.
Title of Planned Core Program #5 Origin
LIZZIE MCGUIRE NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM CT 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
9 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
"Lizzie McGuire" is the story of an ingenious twelve-year-old girl who attends an ethnically diverse middle school. Her best friends are Miranda, a feisty Hispanic girl, and a boy named Gordo. Lizzie has a gifted younger brother who is frequently the source of conflict. Their parents handle their children's crises with humor and affection. Stories are realistic, revolving around school issues, rules, peer pressure, the struggle to find a comfortable identity, trust, facing one's mistakes, and the emotional ups-and-downs of pre-adolescence. Particular strengths of this series are its believability and the creation of a live action series that features a strong, positive girl in the lead role.
Title of Planned Core Program #6 Origin
THE PROUD FAMILY NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM CT 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
10 years 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
“The Proud Family” revolves around the daily activities of fourteen-year-old Penny Proud and her African-American family consisting of parents Trudy Proud (a veterinarian) and Oscar Proud (self-employed businessman), a no-nonsense Grandmother Suga Mama who resides with the family, twin sisters BeBe and CeCe. Penny’s friends Dijonay and Sticky, and the neighboring Boulevardez family, whose daughter, La Cienega, is Penny’s rival. Teachers and classmates also populate the stories. The majority of the characters in this children’s series are ethnic minorities. Penny faces the struggles of adolescence along with the challenge of balancing academic life (middle school) and home obligations. Series episodes explore issues particularly relevant to 10 to 13 year olds: maintaining social relationships, overcoming self-doubt, standing up for one’s beliefs, dealing with peer pressure, relating to authority and rules, assuming responsibility, appreciating differences (gender, race, and generational), maintaining loyalty to family, and cultivating values such as honesty and persistence.

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
Julie Wingerd 318-473-0031
Address E-mail Address
1811 England Drive program@klax-tv.com
City State ZIP Code
Alexandria LA

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
1/8/03
FCC Form 398
March 2006