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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


Cel Spellman Presenter
Cheryl Taylor Controller
Hayley Hassall Presenter
Jenny Lawrence Presenter
Lauren Layfield Presenter
Lauren Platt Presenter
Martin Dougan Presenter
Ricky Boleto Presenter

…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Amol Rajan Media Editor
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson Non-Executive Director
Bob Shennan Group Managing Director
Charlotte Moore Chief Content Officer
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Dame Elan Closs Stephens Member for Wales
Deborah Turness CEO of News and Current Affairs
Gautam Rangarajan Group Director of Strategy and Performance
Glyn Isherwood Chief Operating Officer (2)
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
Ian Hargreaves Non-Executive Director
June Sarpong Director of Creative Diversity
Ken MacQuarrie Director of Nations & Regions
Kerris Bright Chief Customer Officer
Leigh Tavaziva Chief Operating Officer
Richard Sharp Chairman
Robbie Gibb Member for England
Shirley Garrood Non-Executive Director
Sir Nicholas Serota Senior Independent Director
Steve Morrison Member for Scotland
Tim Davie Director General
Tom Fussell CEO - BBC Studios

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