Cbeebies and CBBC have ordered a second series of Katie Morag, marking the first time the beeb’s two children departments have collaborated on a series’ commission. Katie Morag is based on the popular book series from Mairi Hedderwick that charts the adventures of a feisty red-headed girl who lives with her family on the magical island of Struay. The stories embrace the intrinsic sense of community, the preciousness of the environment
Former pop star Jason Donovan has been signed up to voice the character of Pops for new CBeebies animated comedy series Boj.
Television regulator Ofcom has accepted the BBC Trust’s proposal to lower the quota of how much original BBC content CBeebies needs to air.
CBeebies is to air a new factual adventure series.
Scottish actress Mary Riggans has died at the age of 78.
The iconic and much loved British cult classic animated television show, Clangers, is set to make a welcome return to its home on the BBC after 45 years.
A review of Children’s programmes by the BBC Trust has concluded the digital channels CBBC and Cbeebies should broadcast after 7pm.
BBC Trust has published its review into children’s programming.
Freesat, the subscription-free satellite TV service, announced today the channels and programmes that have been shortlisted for the Freesat Awards 2013. Now in its fifth year, the Freesat Awards showcase and celebrate the TV that Britain loves.
The corporations’ children’s department have signed an innovative long-term deal that will see CBBC and CBeebies air new ground-breaking programmes designed to entertain and appeal to children of all ages.