brand used by the BBC; children's TV channel

CBeebies is a British free children's television channel. It is aimed at children under six. It started on 11 February 2002 and is owned by the BBC. The channel broadcast from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm. It shares time with BBC Four, which is on between 7:00 pm and 4:00 am.[1] The sister channel is CBBC for older children between the ages of six and twelve.

Logo used since 2023
CountryUnited Kingdom
Broadcast areaUnited Kingdom and other services worldwide
SloganEveryone's welcome
HeadquartersCBeebies House, MediaCityUK, Salford, England, UK
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
BBC Studios (international network)
Sister channelsBBC One
BBC Three
BBC Four
BBC Five
BBC News
BBC Parliament
Launched11 February 2002; 22 years ago (2002-02-11)
ReplacedCBBC on Choice (demerged with CBBC - originally children's strand on BBC Choice)
Closed13 April 2017; 7 years ago (2017-04-13) (Latin America)
31 December 2018; 5 years ago (2018-12-31) (Canada)
31 October 2020; 3 years ago (2020-10-31) (United States)
Freeview (UK)Channel 202 (SD)
Channel 205 (HD)
Streaming media
BBC iPlayerWatch live (UK only)

A high definition of the channel was launched on 10 December 2013 alongside the sister channels BBC Three HD, CBBC HD, BBC News HD and BBC Four HD.

Presenters change

In the UK, currently presenting CBeebies are:

Latin America change

From CBBC (TV channel) and BBC Four HD, CBBC HD, BBC News HD This channel was in Latin America.

References change

  1. "CBeebies | Freeview". www.freeview.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-03-02.
  2. "A decade of CBeebies and CBBC". BBC. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  3. "BBC - Press Office - CBeebies names its two new presenters". BBC Online. 20 January 2009. Retrieved 12 September 2010.
  4. "CBeebies star Andy Day's sizeable package sends mums into a frenzy". 18 April 2017. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "CBeebies names its two new presenters", BBC Press Office, 20 January 2009
  6. bbc.co.uk 2013-01-18 "Cat Sandion. You might spot a new face in the CBeebies house this week, as presenter Cat joins the team for the first time. We caught up with ..."

Other websites change

Official website