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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

New stars line-up to deliver lessons in BBC’s Celebrity Supply Teacher series
BBC Media Centre - published 27 October 2020, 9.47am gmt
Enid Blyton's iconic Malory Towers brought to life on CBBC
BBC Media Centre - published 20 March 2020, 6.42pm gmt
New series of Crackerjack! crash lands onto CBBC in the New Year
BBC Media Centre - published 6 January 2020, 11.46am gmt


Cel 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
Amol Rajan Media Editor
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
Richard Sharp Chairman
Tim Davie Director General

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