CBBC

CBBC

CBBC - Children's BBC - started as a programming strand on BBC1 in 1985. From 1998 it also aired as CBBC Choice (later CBBC On Choice) on BBC Three forerunner BBC Choice.

2002 saw the launch of this dedicated channel, often referred to as 'the CBBC Channel' to distinguish it from the programming strands on BBC One and Two. In late 2012 those strands ended on One and Two for the last time.

Much of CBBC's programming is light drama, but comedies include the multi-award-winning sketch show Horrible Histories.

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CBBC - New & Current Shows

4 O'Clock Club

4 O'Clock Club

Musical CBBC comedy based around the pupils and teachers at a school.

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All At Sea

All At Sea

CBBC show about an imaginative 10 year-old boy whose family have moved from London to run a bed and breakfast by the sea. Additional episode to follow.

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Class Dismissed

Class Dismissed

Sketch show for CBBC set around the fictional school Dockbridge High.

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Dani's Castle

Dani's Castle

Sequel to Dani's House in which Dani Harmer inherits a haunted castle from her Aunt and must restore the tourist attraction.

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The Dog Ate My Homework

Dog Ate My Homework, The

School themed panel show for CBBC hosted by Iain Stirling.

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Hacker Time

Hacker Time

Childrens' comedy entertainment series hosted by Hacker T. Dog.

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Hank Zipzer

Hank Zipzer

Childrens comedy inspired by the book series 'Hank Zipzer: The World's Greatest Underachiever'. This TV show stars Henry Winkler.

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Horrible Histories

Horrible Histories

Smash hit CBBC series introducing children to gruesome events and ghastly characters from British and international history.

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Scream Street

Scream Street

Stop motion animated comedy series based on the hit comedy horror novels of the same name.

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Strange Hill High

Strange Hill High

Animated kids' comedy-mystery series set in a school where the secretive, strange and mysterious is the norm.

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Zig And Zag

Zig And Zag

Animated CBBC sitcom starring the former Big Breakfast alien characters Zig and Zag.

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Other Older Shows Commissioned By CBBC

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Frankie and Benny

Frankie and Benny

Robert Ross celebrates the memories of Frankie Howerd and Benny Hill, who died on Easter weekend 1992. Read

Jan Etherington interview

Jan Etherington interview

We talk to one of the writers of Lynda Bellingham sitcoms Second Thoughts & Faith In The Future, now on DVD. Read

Lee Nelson interview

Lee Nelson interview

Now on a nationwide tour, we talked to Lee Nelson about his plans for the future, politics, and his new look. Read

Friday Night Dinner 4

Friday Night Dinner 4

Channel 4 has ordered a fourth series of Robert Popper's award-winning sitcom Friday Night Dinner. Read

Have you made a short film?

Have you made a short film?

Short Com is open for comedy film submissions for its 2015/2016 touring schedule of screenings. Read

Win a comedy writing book

Win a comedy writing book

We have three copies of Masterclass: Writing Comedy, the new tutorial book by Lesley Bown, to hand out. Enter

Get Started In Stand-Up

Get Started In Stand-Up

We've got some copies of Logan Murray's great tutorial book Get Started In Stand-Up to hand out to comedians. Enter

Dave's Election Night

Dave's Election Night

Channel Dave is to broadcast a one-off documentary focusing on Al Murray as he lobbies in the General Election. Read

Alan Partridge book sequel

Alan Partridge book sequel

A sequel to Alan Partridge's smash hit autobiography, I, Partridge, will be published in 2016. Read

Zig and Zag are back!

Zig and Zag are back!

CBBC has ordered a 26-part animated sitcom series focused around former Big Breakfast characters Zig & Zag. Read