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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 (20,431 followers) compare
Twitter: Press Office@bbcpress (128,714 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (105,933 followers) compare

Latest news stories

Kimberly Wyatt returns to CBBC’s Taking The Next Step judging panel
BBC Media Centre - published 24 April 2017, 2.42am edt
CBBC makes gaming apps for kids fun and accessible with Danger Mouse Ultimate
BBC Media Centre - published 20 April 2017, 3.30am edt
Joe Tracini joins CBBC’s The Dengineers
BBC Media Centre - published 11 April 2017, 5.17am edt
Spooky Tales from CBBC and DHX Media in a major new co-production - Creeped Out
BBC Media Centre - published 28 March 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
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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