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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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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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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Omid Djalili interview

Omid Djalili interview

Omid Djalili discusses his acclaimed war documentary, plus Oliver Reed, tricky Joe Orton plays, bad TV recordings... Read

BBC Radio Contract Writers

BBC Radio Contract Writers

BBC Radio Comedy has announced the appointment of two new Contract Writers, Sarah Campbell and Liam Beirne. Read

Ben Miller Horrible Science

Ben Miller Horrible Science

Ben Miller is to star in Horrible Science, a new children's comedy-entertainment series for Children's ITV. Read

Sketchorama Series 4 acts

Sketchorama Series 4 acts

Isy Suttie will host acts including The Penny Dreadfuls, Frisky & Mannish, and Gein's Family Giftshop. Read

Hadrian's Wall charity gigs

Hadrian's Wall charity gigs

A 15-strong collective of comedians are hoping to raise more than laughs when they tackle Hadrian's Wall. Read

Catherine Tate's Nan

Catherine Tate's Nan

Catherine Tate is to return as her foul-mouthed OAP character Nan. She is set to record two specials for BBC TV. Read

Cast for BBC thriller Stag

Cast for BBC thriller Stag

Reece Shearsmith, Rufus Jones, Tim Key and Sharon Rooney are amongst the cast for BBC2 comic thriller Stag. Read

Knight & Gotobed interview

Knight & Gotobed interview

An interview with double act Rob Gotobed and Tony Knight. They provide lots of punchline filled answers. Read

Morecambe & Wise sitcom

Morecambe & Wise sitcom

Historian Graham McCann has revealed an aborted Morecambe & Wise sitcom pilot. Read

Flat TV gets full series

Flat TV gets full series

Tom Rosenthal and Naz Osmanoglu's Comedy Feeds sitcom Flat TV has been commissioned for a full series. Read