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: 2009-06-30 00:00:00.0 Filed on: 2009-07-08 17:11:53.626

Call Sign Channel Numbers Community of License
KPTV 12 (analog)
30 (digital)
City State County ZIP Code
Portland OR Multnomah 97214
Licensee Name
Meredith Corporation
Network Affiliation Nielsen DMA Licensee World Wide Web Home Page Address (if applicable)
FOX Portland OR www.kptv.com
Facility ID Previous Call Sign (if applicable) License Renewal Expiration Date
50633 2007-02-01 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 Oregonian, Macrovision, VVinc, Tribune Media Services, TV Media, FYI Television, TV Guide, TV Click, Charter Communications, Portland Observer.
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
Dog Tales 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
13 years 16 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The Content of Dog Tales includes dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of dog ownership. Dog Tales showcases veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The series includes weekly recommended reading lists and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests
Title of Analog Core Program #2 Origin
Animal Rescue SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays at 10:00am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Animal Rescue's program content includes safety tips and information about a wide spectrum of animals and their habitat. The program shows real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people caring for , treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting social responsibility while promoting strong personal and community values.
Title of Analog Core Program #3 Origin
American Gladiators 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
13 years 16 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
American Gladiators 2000 is a kids competition program. Co-ed teams compete in physical and intellectual challenges with the help of their Gladiator coaches. The contestants are tested on their knowledge of a variety of health and fitness topics such as nutrition, fitness, body knowledge and teamwork.
Title of Analog Core Program #4 Origin
Saved By the Bell SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays at 11:00am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The stories and experiences of the shows characters are told through a teenagers point of view. Weekly themes deal with fundamentally important issues of peer pressure, self esteem, tolerance and acceptance.
Title of Analog Core Program #5 Origin
Saved By the Bell 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 E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The stories and experiences of the shows characters are told through a teenagers point of view. Weekly themes deal with fundamentally important issues of peer pressure, self esteem, tolerance and acceptance.
Title of Analog Core Program #6 Origin
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays at 12:00pm 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
"Made In Hollywood" is a behind-the-scenes entertainment news magazine series showcasing how and why movies are Made in Hollywood. "Made In Hollywood : Teen Edition" segments range from coverage of the Dreamworks Animation team, Producer Lauren Schuler Donner, Actors Shia LaBeouf, Elijah Wood & Dakota Fanning, Casting Directors Jane Jenkins & Janet Hirschenson, Composer Harry Gregson-Williams and Grammy-winning Songwriter Diane Warren. The educational/informational weekly series introduces the younger demographic to behind-the-scenes filmmaking, special effects techniques and career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the motion picture industry.

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).
The Oregonian, Macrovision, VVinc, Tribune Media Services, TV Media, FYI Television, TV Guide, TV Click, Charter Communications, Portland Observer.
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
Dog Tales SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays at 9:30am 13
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 Content of Dog Tales includes dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of dog ownership. Dog Tales showcases veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The series includes weekly recommended reading lists and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Title of Planned Core Program #2 Origin
Animal Rescue SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays at 10:00am 13
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
Animal Rescue's program content includes safety tips and information about a wide spectrum of animals and their habitat. The program shows real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people caring for , treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting social responsibility while promoting strong personal and community values.
Title of Planned Core Program #3 Origin
American Gladiators SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays at 10:30am 13
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
American Gladiators 2000 is a kids competition program. Co-ed teams compete in physical and intellectual challenges with the help of their Gladiator coaches. The contestants are tested on their knowledge of a variety of health and fitness topics such as nutrition, fitness, body knowledge and teamwork.
Title of Planned Core Program #4 Origin
Saved By the Bell SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays at 11:00am 13
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 stories and experiences of the shows characters are told through a teenagers point of view. Weekly themes deal with fundamentally important issues of peer pressure, self esteem, tolerance and acceptance.
Title of Planned Core Program #5 Origin
Saved By the Bell SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays at 11:30am 13
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 stories and experiences of the shows characters are told through a teenagers point of view. Weekly themes deal with fundamentally important issues of peer pressure, self esteem, tolerance and acceptance.
Title of Planned Core Program #6 Origin
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays at 12:00pm 13
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
"Made In Hollywood" is a behind-the-scenes entertainment news magazine series showcasing how and why movies are Made in Hollywood. "Made In Hollywood : Teen Edition" segments range from coverage of the Dreamworks Animation team, Producer Lauren Schuler Donner, Actors Shia LaBeouf, Elijah Wood & Dakota Fanning, Casting Directors Jane Jenkins & Janet Hirschenson, Composer Harry Gregson-Williams and Grammy-winning Songwriter Diane Warren. The educational/informational weekly series introduces the younger demographic to behind-the-scenes filmmaking, special effects techniques and career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the motion picture industry.

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
Mary Warner 503-548-6640
Address E-mail Address
14975 NW Greenbrier Parkway mary.warner@meredith.com
City State ZIP Code
Beaverton OR 97006

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 program, as specified at 47 C.F.R. Section 73.670, with respect to all programs specifically desigend for children ages twelve and under. On June 12, 2009, the station completed the transition to digital television. After that date, the responses to Question 4 apply solely to the station's primary digital program stream.

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
07/08/2009
FCC Form 398
March 2006