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The CBBC Official Chart Show
Genre Entertainment & Music
Presented by Cel Spellman
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 2
No. of episodes 69
Running time 28 minutes
Original network CBBC
Audio format Stereo
Original release 10 May 2015 (2015-05-10) – 17 February 2017 (2017-02-17)

The CBBC Official Chart Show was a British children's entertainment series presented by Cel Spellman with Yasser Ranjha and Millie Lloyd as relief presenters. The show first aired on the CBBC network on 10 May 2015 and ended on 17 February 2017. The series was replaced by a new show taking over from April 2017 by The Playlist.


From 10 May 2015 until 5 July 2015 the CBBC Official Chart Show aired from 6.30pm until 7.00pm. It counted down the top 10 tracks of the weeks plus games. The time to announce number 1 came at the same time on The radio 1 Show. On 4 September 2015 the show returned, this time from 5.20pm until 5.50pm on a Friday. It aired until 18 December 2015. The show returned on 12 March 2016 and for the first three episodes, which aired on Saturdays from 9.50am until 10.20am, were pre-recorded. The show moved to Fridays on 1 April, live, from 5.15pm until 5.45pm. In the second half of the second series the show moved to 7.00pm until 7.30pm. In this series the show was revamped, with viewers being able to vote for 3 songs that would be played on the show under the title 'the playlist'. For the Christmas Special in 2016, the show moved back to a late afternoon slot, 5.30pm until 6.05pm. There were more games, and the chart was shown at the end of the episode in one block. The show is presented by Ceallach Spellman, however on 29 April, 6 and 20 May and 21 October 2016 the show was presented by Yasser. Yasser and Spellman both presented on 22 July 2016.

Whilst the series is not airing a video of the chart was published on the CBBC website. In the break between series 1 and 2, the video was shown on CBBC every Friday at 6.30pm. The video is published on Friday.

Main Host & Co-Presenter

Cel Spellman has hosted the show since it began from May 2015 - February 2017. When he goes on holiday or is ill, other presenters will present the show for him.

Name Title Duration
Cel Spellman Main Presenter 2015–2017
Yasser Ranjha Relief Presenter 2015-2017
Millie Lloyd Relief Presenter 2015-2017


Series Episodes Start Date End Date
1 26 10 10 May 2015 12 July 2015
16 4 September 2015 18 December 2015
2 43 20 12 March 2016 22 July 2016
23 9 September 2016 17 February 2017
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