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CBeebies updates Storytime app

Children and parents can watch 10 new interactive stories via the new look CBeebies Storytime app, from popular children’s authors including Sophie Dutton, Caleb Femi, Destynee Onwochei and Olly Pike. Available for free on app stores, CBeebies Storytime encourages a love of stories in early years and supports literacy, vocabulary and reading skills. The app […]

July 14, 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

Study: Nick Jr has most educational content

A study by UK broadband comparison site has uncovered the TV channels and services with the most educational content as a guide for parents attempting to home school children during lockdown. For the study, the team looked at the most popular children’s TV channels in the UK across the span of two weeks (Monday […]

January 19, 2021

HBO Max acquires Love Monster

HBO Max has picked up the US rights to the preschool animation Love Monster, from Boat Rocker Studios’, a division of global media company Boat Rocker Media. Episodes are available immediately on the US streaming platform. In the UK, the series premiered on CBeebies in January to great success. The series is based on the […]

December 21, 2020By Nik Roseveare

New Numberblocks game on CBeebies Go Explore app

Pre-schoolers can practise their numeracy skills with the help of their favourite Numberblocks characters in Number Magic Run, a new game that’s now available in the CBeebies Go Explore app. Featuring popular characters from the hit CBeebies show, Number Magic Run includes simple addition, subtraction and the sharing of puzzles to introduce key early years […]

September 3, 2020

Record number of kids using BBC services

Record-breaking numbers of children turned to the BBC’s iPlayer content, apps and websites during lockdown to keep themselves informed, educated and entertained while at home. On BBC iPlayer, programme requests for CBeebies and CBBC shows were up by 81 per cent from April to June at an average of 38 million every week. Children’s shows […]

July 23, 2020