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CBBC is a children's television channel from the BBC.

The channel targets 6-12 year olds with a mix of entertainment, educational and news programmes.

It is the home for long running children's shows, Blue Peter and Newsround.

Editorial area:UK
Launched:11 February 2002
Former namesCBBC on Choice
CBBC Channel
Viewing figures:Weekly top 10BARB

Contact CBBC

Postal addressQuay House
M50 2QH
Telephone+44 20 8743 8000
Official website

Social media

Twitter@cbbc (25,252 followers) compare
Twitter: Press Office@bbcpress (131,430 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (108,497 followers) compare

Latest news stories

Online superstars Max and Harvey announced for CBBC Summer Social event
BBC Media Centre - published 4 July 2017, 5.09am edt
CBBC stars host live Summer Social at Salford Quays
BBC Media Centre - published 22 May 2017, 5.57am edt
Live Saturday morning kids telly set to return to the BBC
BBC Media Centre - published 11 May 2017, 4.12am edt


Ayshah Tull Presenter
Ceallach Spellman Presenter
Cheryl Taylor Controller
Hayley Hassall Presenter
Jenny Lawrence Presenter
Katie Thistleton Presenter
Lauren Layfield Presenter
Lauren Platt Presenter
Leah Boleto Presenter
Martin Dougan Presenter
Ricky Boleto Presenter

…at BBC

Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director BBC World Service Group
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Tony Hall Director-General

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