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Boat Rocker distributes Olga Da Polga

Boat Rocker, an independent, integrated global entertainment company, has announced it is distributing season 1 & 2 of hit kids & family series Olga Da Polga globally (excluding the UK) for Maramedia. The series, based on the best-selling books from Michael Bond, creator of the beloved Paddington Bear, follows the adventures of loveable guinea pig […]

February 15, 2024

Bluey Season 3 heading to BBC

BBC Studios Kids & Family has announced that Season 3 of the celebrated animated series Bluey will make its UK free-to-air premiere on CBeebies and BBC iPlayer from November 27th. CBeebies will air the first ten episodes of Season 3 including Bedroom, Promises and Omelette, with more episodes still to come. This set also features […]

November 21, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Wind Sun Sky Entertainment appoints Redfern as MD, Kids

Wind Sun Sky Entertainment (WSS) has announced the appointment of Jo Redfern to the newly created role of Managing Director, Kids. A veteran in the multi-platform kids’ landscape, Redfern stands as an innovative leader within the realm of children’s media, bringing experience across the domains of entertainment, education, and technology. In this newly created role […]

September 11, 2023

New Hey Duggee on BBC throughout September

BBC Studios Kids & Family has announced that new Season 4 episodes of the hit animation Hey Duggee will drop on CBeebies and BBC iPlayer from September 4th. There will be 20 new episodes of the show made by Studio AKA with BBC Studios Kids & Family and CBeebies. This final batch of new Season […]

August 25, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Screen Glue announces Fred and Pete’s Treasure Tales for CBeebies

Screen Glue, the independent producer of high-end factual and kids’ content, founded by the multi-award-winning Jasper James, has confirmed live-action/animation series Fred and Pete’s Treasure Tales, is set to premiere in the UK on July 10th, as its first series for CBeebies. Fred and Pete’s Treasure Tales is a 30 x 14’ fast-paced and funny […]

July 5, 2023

BBC Children’s unveils raft of new commissions

BBC Children’s has announced a host of new programming available across CBeebies, CBBC and BBC iPlayer that aims captivate young audiences and their families. Director of BBC Children’s and Education, Patricia Hidalgo said: “Our latest commissions, full of homegrown talent and shot across the UK, continue to offer our audience a real breadth of high […]

April 12, 2023

CBeebies airs Bedtime Story read in braille

Paralympic cyclist, Lora Fachie and her guide dog Tai, will be visiting the CBeebies House to read a bedtime story about a young boy whose class mates think he can read in a secret code only to discover it is, in fact, braille. Gold medallist Fachie will read The Secret Code, written by Dana Meachen […]

October 13, 2022

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

Bluey celebrates Jubilee on CBeebies, iPlayer

As part of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations the BBC will make Bluey episode Queens available for the first time on free-to-air TV in the UK. The episode of the popular Australian animation follows sisters Bluey and Bingo as they play a game of Queens, discover that playing the butler is much more fun. Queens […]

June 1, 2022By Nik Roseveare

CBeebies, Shakespeare’s Globe partner on As You Like It

The BBC is teaming up with Shakespeare’s Globe to bring celebrated comedy As You Like It to families across the UK. This special BBC CBeebies adaptation is set to take audiences both in the iconic theatre and at home, on a magical journey, as Shakespeare’s most famous comedy comes to life. CBeebies’ Steven Kynman (Robert […]

April 19, 2022