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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 areaUK
Launched11 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

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Latest news stories

CBBC cameras follow Steve Backshall as he attempts to scale the Eiger
BBC Media Centre - published 14 February 2018, 5.00am est
Diamond Badge launched to celebrate Blue Peter's 60th year
BBC Media Centre - published 1 February 2018, 12.57pm est
CBBC launches Operation Ouch! Snot Apocalypse app
BBC Media Centre - published 29 September 2017, 8.52am edt
CBBC announces presenting line up for new live Saturday morning show
BBC Media Centre - published 10 August 2017, 4.00am 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
Matt Crabb Schedule Planner
Ricky Boleto Presenter

…at BBC

Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
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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