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: 12/31/2002 Filed on: 11/15/2005

Call Sign Channel Numbers Community of License
KRII 11 (analog)
City State County ZIP Code
Chisholm MN ST. LOUIS 55719
Licensee Name
Channel 11 License, Inc.
Network Affiliation Nielsen DMA Licensee World Wide Web Home Page Address (if applicable)
NBC Duluth MN-Superior WI
Facility ID Previous Call Sign (if applicable) License Renewal Expiration Date
82698 2006-04-01
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 Technologies, Tribune Media Services, and various media contacts.
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
PREHISTORIC PLANET - **KRII SIGNED ON THE AIR NOVEMBER 27, 2002 NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
SA 9:00am-9:30am 5 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Ever wonder what it might feel like to be 80 feet long and rule the world without even hurting a fly? Through the amazing digital animation of "Prehistoric Planet," you can enter the day-to-day world of the Jurassic giants-the diplodocus, and the brachiosaurus. You can roam the Earth with the Triassis dinosaurs, up close and personal. Narrated by kids' favorite Ben Stiller.
Title of Analog Core Program #2 Origin
CROC FILES NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
SA 9:30am-10:00am 5 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Crikey, what an adventure! And that's only part of the story with Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin and his wife, Terri. When they take us around the globe to wrangle and wrestle amazing animals, we also get detailed stories about animal anatomy, life cycles, and eating and mating habits. Nature study will never be the same after watching "Croc Files" because Steve always combines the bizarre with the scientific, making for memorable experiences with the most unusual creatures on Earth.
Title of Analog Core Program #3 Origin
OPERATION JUNKYARD NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
SA 10:00am-10:30am 5 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
If you fill a converted school bus with junk, tools, and an engineer and turn it over to a bunch of kids. what do you get? You get a rolling test tube of possibilities for the ultimate recycle-and reuse projects. Each week two teams of four Discovery Kids accept the challenge to make an engineering marvel out of a pile of junk. They've got tools, idead, drawings, a little time with the engineer, and 6 hours to build their machine. When time runs out, the teams compete to see how well their projects perform.
Title of Analog Core Program #4 Origin
ENDURANCE NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
SA 10:30am-11:00am 5 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Endurance is an engrossing program that shows the target audience succeeding at several different physical, intellectual and strategic challenges in order to win a fabulous travel prize. Each of 12 competitive challenges is a metaphor for the challenges the target audience will face in real life. In addition, there are straategic challenges based on ten character traits that are important for success.
Title of Analog Core Program #5 Origin
SCOUT SAFARI NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
SA 11:00am-11:30am 5 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Scout Safari - The show follows the development and adjustment of Scout Lauer, 1 14-year-old girl who moves from a New York City apartment to a South African game reserve. She has a lot to learn about relationships and her place in the world. However, Scout develops her knowledge about different cultures, living in a naturalistic setting and caring for plant and animal life.
Title of Analog Core Program #6 Origin
STRANGE DAYS AT BLACK HOLE HIGH NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
SA 11:30am-12:00pm 5 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Josie Trent, a fiesty, independent-thinking girl, is sent to Blake Holsey High by her secretive and emotionally distant mother. The school appears to be a normal private prep school with the usual boring students, but within a day, Josie is caught up in an event that defies fundamental laws of physics. The nerdy science club becomes the in-crowd when they use the scientific methods to get to the bottom of several bizarre happenings that are linked to a mysterious industrial accident that occured near the school 15 years earlier. Nothing is what it seems at "Black Hole High."

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
PREHISTORIC PLANET NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
SA 9:00am-9:30am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Even wonder what it might feel like to be 80 feet long and rule the world without even hurting a fly? Through the amazing digital animation of "Prehistoric Planet," you can enter the day-to-day world of the Jurassic giants-the diplodocus, and the brachiosaurus. You can roam the Earth with the Triassis dinosaurs, up close and personal. Narrated by kids' favorite Ben Stiller.
Title of Planned Core Program #2 Origin
CROC FILES NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
SA 9:30am-10:00am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Crikey, what an adventure! And that's only part of the story with Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin and his wife, Terri. When they take us around the globe to wrangle and wrestle amazing animals, we also get detailed stories about animal anatomy, life cycles, and eating and mating habits. Nature study will never be the same after watching "Croc Files" because Steve always combines the bizarre with the scientific, making for memorable experiences with the most unusual creatures on Earth.
Title of Planned Core Program #3 Origin
OPERATION JUNKYARD NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
SA 10:00am-10:30am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
If you fill a converted school bus with junk, tools, and an engineer and turn it over to a bunch of kids. what do you get? You get a rolling test tube of possibilities for the ultimate recycle-and reuse projects. Each week two teams of four Discovery Kids accept the challenge to make an engineering marvel out of a pile of junk. They've got tools, idead, drawings, a little time with the engineer, and 6 hours to build their machine. When time runs out, the teams compete to see how well their projects perform.
Title of Planned Core Program #4 Origin
ENDURANCE NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
SA 10:30am-11:00am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Endurance is an engrossing program that shows the target audience succeeding at several different physical, intellectual and strategic challenges in order to win a fabulous travel prize. Each of 12 competitive challenges is a metaphor for the challenges the target audience will face in real life. In addition, there are straategic challenges based on ten character traits that are important for success.
Title of Planned Core Program #5 Origin
SCOUT SAFARI NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
SA 11:00am-11:30am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Scout Safari - The show follows the development and adjustment of Scout Lauer, 1 14-year-old girl who moves from a New York City apartment to a South African game reserve. She has a lot to learn about relationships and her place in the world. However, Scout develops her knowledge about different cultures, living in a naturalistic setting and caring for plant and animal life.
Title of Planned Core Program #6 Origin
STRANGE DAYS AT BLACK HOLE HIGH NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
SA 11:30am-12:00pm 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Josie Trent, a fiesty, independent-thinking girl, is sent to Blake Holsey High by her secretive and emotionally distant mother. The school appears to be a normal private prep school with the usual boring students, but within a day, Josie is caught up in an event that defies fundamental laws of physics. The nerdy science club becomes the in-crowd when they use the scientific methods to get to the bottom of several bizarre happenings that are linked to a mysterious industrial accident that occured near the school 15 years earlier. Nothing is what it seems at "Black Hole High."

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
Barb Wentworth (218) 720-9648
Address E-mail Address
246 South Lake Avenue bwentworth@kbjr.com
City State ZIP Code
Duluth MN

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.
Feed Your Imigination with Discovery Kids on NBC, a line-up of programs that will inspire and motivate children to take on new challenges and make discoveries about their world. You can visit the Discovery Kids online at http://www.discoveryschool.com/ad_ventures/nbc/

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
Channel 11 License, Inc.
Date
November 15, 2005
FCC Form 398
March 2006