SECTION 79.1(j)(1) CLOSED CAPTIONING QUALITY CERTIFICATION
Pursuant to Section 79.1(j)(1) of the rules of the Federal Communications Commission, 47 C.F.R. § 79.1(j)(1) (“FCC Rules”), the CBS Sports Network (“CBSSN”) hereby certifies that in the ordinary course of business, CBSSN has adopted and follows the Best Practices set forth in Section 79.1(k)(1) of the FCC Rules.
Certified By: Andie Schwartz, Esq.
Assistant General Counsel
CBS Sports Network
51 West 52nd Street, Bldg. 1345/22
New York, New York 10019
December 31, 2017
CLOSED CAPTIONING COMPLAINTS AND CONCERNS ABOUT CBS SPORTS NETWORK PROGRAMMING
Please contact us if you have a concern or a complaint about closed captioned programming on the CBS Sports Network.
For written closed captioning complaints or concerns, you may contact:
CBS Sports Network
Attention: Mike Angeloni
555 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
CHILDREN’S TELEVISION ACT COMPLIANCE
In accordance with the Children’s Television Act of 1990, 47 U.S.C. § 503(b)(6)(B) and 47 C.F.R. §76.225 and 47 C.F.R. §76.1703 (the “Regulations”), CSTV Networks, Inc. d/b/a CBS Sports Network certifies that the CBS Sports Network programming service does not format or air any “children’s programming” (as defined under the Children’s Television Act of 1990) and is thereby in compliance with the Regulations.
COMMERCIAL ADVERTISEMENT LOUDNESS MITIGATION ACT COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATION
This is to certify that:
1.Pursuant to Section 73.682 of the Code of Federal Regulations, all commercial advertisements and promotional announcements embedded in programs distributed by CSTV Networks, Inc. d/b/a CBS Sports Network (“Programmer”) and carried on the CBS Sports Network are in compliance with the loudness control practices contained in the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) A/85: Recommended Practice: Techniques for Establishing and Maintaining Audio Loudness for Digital Television (“ATSC A/85 Recommended Practice”) at the point of distribution by the Programmer to authorized reception equipment operated by downstream multichannel video programming distributors.
2.Compliance with the ATSC A/85 Recommended Practice is determined by Programmer through the use of equipment and associated software that is installed, utilized and maintained in a commercially reasonable manner.