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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

Twitter@cbbc (33,592 followers) compare
Twitter: Press Office@bbcpress (155,594 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (120,729 followers) compare

Latest news stories

How we made Horrible Histories
The Guardian - published 11 December 2018, 5.18am est
Tess Daly guest stars in new CBBC comedy drama Almost Never
BBC Media Centre - published 5 December 2018, 7.01pm est
BBC announces more acts for CBBC Summer Social
BBC Media Centre - published 25 May 2018, 5.00am edt
BBC announce more top names for its first ever family festival
BBC Media Centre - published 23 April 2018, 4.00am edt


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

Alistair Tyne Engineer
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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