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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Diddy TV

Diddy TV

Sketch show in which the puppets of Dick and Dom are the producers, schedulers and presenters of their own unique TV channel.

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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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So Awkward

So Awkward

CBBC sitcom about three 13 year-old girls. They are straight A super-nerds trying to make sense of life, boys and fitting in.

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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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Sitcom Geeks podcast

Sitcom Geeks podcast

Here's a new podcast series in which James Cary and Dave Cohen talk about the art of sitcom writing. Listen

Brian Pern to return

Brian Pern to return

Brian Pern, the comedy series starring Simon Day as an art rocker, has been given a third series by BBC Four. Read

John Finnemore's new show

John Finnemore's new show

John Finnemore, the creator of Cabin Pressure, is working on a series called The John Finnemore Project. Read

The John Dredge Show

The John Dredge Show

Series 4 of the insanely silly podcast series has now launched. Check out this funny and surreal sketch show. Listen

Miles Jupp hosts News Quiz

Miles Jupp hosts News Quiz

Miles Jupp will take over from Sandi Toksvig as the new host of The News Quiz when it returns. Read

Not Safe For Work interviews

Not Safe For Work interviews

The cast of Channel 4's new office-based comedy drama Not Safe For Work talk about making the show. Read

Joanna Lumley sitcom

Joanna Lumley sitcom

Joanna Lumley is working on a new show for Sky Television. Thought to be a sitcom, the title is Harmony. Read

Missing Hancocks to return

Missing Hancocks to return

Radio 4 has given the greenlight for five more lost Hancock's Half Hour episodes to be re-recorded this July. Read

David Walliams sitcom

David Walliams sitcom

David Walliams is reportedly working on a sitcom based around a TV talent show, inspired by Britain's Got Talent. Read

Bernard Righton's Gold show

Bernard Righton's Gold show

John Thomson, in character as Bernard Righton, will present an archive stand-up show on TV channel Gold. Read