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.
On CBBC today
Bitzer takes delivery of his new hi-tech farmyard control module, but when the gadget malfunctions, Bitzer is left wishing for his old whistle.
The streets of are London teeming with hundreds of wannabe wizards, all brandishing identical wands. After discovering that the wands are mass-produced shavings from Merlin's legendary staff, DM and Penfold set out to stop Quark's latest money-making scheme by reuniting the staff with its rightful owner.
JJ applies to an elite sporting school. However, not realising it's miles away from Beanotown, he needs to do badly in the sporting assessment to get out of it.
The Vikings launch their advert for We Sell Any Monk, Queen Elizabeth I surprises her court with some very odd laws, the sacrifice-obsessed Aztec priests sing their gruesome disco song, and we discover the Roman equivalent of text messaging.
A selection of episodes from the second series of the Beano creation.