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BBC Children’s reveals raft of new commissions

BBC Children’s has unveiled a host of new programming for all generations enjoy watching together across CBeebies, CBBC and BBC iPlayer. With these new shows, produced across Britain, BBC Children’s says it continues to reflect the lives of children in the UK, with every age able to see something of themselves in the BBC’s new […]

July 6, 2022

‘Digital-first’ BBC plan

The BBC has set out the blueprint to build a digital-first public service media organisation, which includes plans to stop broadcasting smaller linear channels, such as CBBC and BBC Four and Radio 4 Extra, within the next few years. In a speech to Corporation staff, Director-General Tim Davie said the BBC must reform to stay […]

May 26, 2022

Atkinson named co-presenter of CBeebies’ The Toddler Club

Actress and radio presenter Gemma Atkinson is joining CBeebies’ TV series The Toddler Club as she invites youngsters – and their grown-ups – to join in with the songs and fun activities at home. Atkinson will present alternate days with Nigel Clarke, known for presenting sister show The Baby Club. They will be joined in […]

March 21, 2022

BBC Studios joins IBCAP anti-piracy coalition

Anti-piracy organisation the International Broadcaster Coalition Against Piracy (IBCAP) has confirmed  that BBC Studios, representing the BBC Group, will join as a member of IBCAP. As part of its membership, IBCAP will play an instrumental role in protecting the BBC’s channels against piracy in the US, including: BBC One; BBC Two; BBC Three; BBC Four; […]

February 2, 2022By Colin Mann

Moonriver TV expands London team

NAUTILUS producer, Moonriver TV, has expanded its London-based team with the hire of Lincia Daniel as an Executive Producer and promotion of Casey Herbert. Lincia joins from Slim Film and Television, where she was UK Head of Production, working on the critically acclaimed AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS for BBC One and MYSTIC for […]

January 27, 2022

The Green Planet takes over Green Park Tube station

To launch Sir David Attenborough’s new series, The Green Planet, BBC Creative has transformed Green Park Tube station in London into an otherworldly experience for commuters that welcomes them into the world of plants. BBC Creative, the BBC’s in-house creative agency, has rebranded part of the station ‘Green Planet’, creating an immersive experience for passengers […]

January 10, 2022

Screen Glue announces latest CBBC commission

Screen Glue, the independent producer of high-end factual and kids’ content, founded by the multi-award-winning Jasper James, has announced its latest commission for CBBC, Don’t Blame Me, Blame My Brain. Don’t Blame Me, Blame My Brain is a 10 x 11’ series for children aged 7-11 that sets out to answer some of the burning […]

April 21, 2021

My Mum Tracy Beaker sets CBBC iPlayer record

The BBC has reported large audience numbers for the return of iconic character Tracy Beaker. On iPlayer, My Mum Tracy Beaker was streamed 2.1 million times in its first three days of availability (February 12th to 14th), making it CBBC’s most successful programme launch ever on the streaming platform. On the CBBC channel, the premiere […]

February 16, 2021

Record numbers for BBC Lockdown Learning

Last week (January 11th to 17th), children’s programming on BBC iPlayer was requested a record breaking 40.8 million times as children turn to the BBC for education and entertainment during lockdown. The figures are the highest BBC Children’s has ever achieved on iPlayer, beating last year’s record of 40.2 million requests. The BBC’s education offer, […]

January 21, 2021

BBC lockdown education initiative

The BBC is to deliver what it says is the biggest education offer in its history across more of its platforms. It will bring together BBC Two, CBBC, BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer and online to deliver a new education offer to children, teachers and parents as a third national lockdown begins. Reacting quickly to […]

January 6, 2021