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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Roy

Roy

Animated comedy series for the CBBC Channel. Roy thinks he's just like any normal 11 year old... the trouble is he's animated!.

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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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Other Older Shows Commissioned By CBBC

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Radio 4's Cardboard Heart

Radio 4's Cardboard Heart

The cast has been announced for Richard Marsh: Cardboard Heart, a Radio 4 sitcom about a man who writes poetry. Read

Musical Comedy Awards final

Musical Comedy Awards final

Profiles of the six comedians who will take part in the 2015 Musical Comedy Awards 2015 final in London in April. Read

No Pressure To Be Funny

No Pressure To Be Funny

The latest episode of the political panel show podcast. It includes a discussion about what satire is. Listen

No more Up The Women

No more Up The Women

Jessica Hynes's suffragette sitcom Up The Women will not return for a third series. BBC2 has given it the axe. Read

'This Made Me Laugh' films

'This Made Me Laugh' films

The Barbican has invited eight stars from the world of comedy to select their favourite classic comedy films. Read

ITV's Play To The Whistle

ITV's Play To The Whistle

Holly Willoughby has signed up to present Play To The Whistle, a sports-based comedy panel show for ITV. Read

Ray Peacock: taboo comedy

Ray Peacock: taboo comedy

Ray Peacock explains why he has decided to open up about his suicide attempt in his latest stand-up show. Read

Dad's Army only just made

Dad's Army only just made

A speech by TV executive Huw Wheldon revealed that the BBC nearly didn't make the Dad's Army series. Read

Lemon is Back To The Future

Lemon is Back To The Future

Keith Lemon is to star in a one-off special on ITV2 celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Back To The Future film. Read

Charlie Brooker special

Charlie Brooker special

Charlie Brooker will return to BBC Two in the run-up to the Election with a new hour-long Wipe special. Read