CBeebies facts for kids
|Launched||11 February 2002|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV)|
|Audience share||1.1% (December 2009, )|
|Replaced||CBBC on Choice (Programming strand on BBC Choice)|
|Sister channel(s)||CBBC Channel|
|Sky Digital||Channel 614|
|Tata Sky (India)||Channel 607|
|Polsat (Poland)||Channel 56|
|SKY Latin America (Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean)||Channel 329|
|Virgin Media||Channel 702|
|UPC Ireland||Channel 609|
|Indovision (Indonesia)||Channel 29|
|Telenet (Belgium)||Channel 604 (From July)|
|Optus TV||Channel 705|
|Cable Mágico (Peru)||Channel 418|
|mio TV (Singapore)||Channel 28|
|now TV (Hong Kong)||Channel 447|
|Tiscali TV(UK)||Channel 305|
|BBC Online||Watch live (UK only)|
|BBC iPlayer||Watch live (UK only)|
CBeebies is a television channel for children who are 7 years old or younger. It began on 11 February 2002 by the BBC. It broadcasts from 06:00 to 19:00 on Freeview channel 71. The sister channel is CBBC for older children.
Get Set Go
Discover & Do
Get Set Go is followed by Discover & Do. It is broadcast from 09:00 until 12:00 noon. It is presented by Chris Jarvis and Pui Fan Lee. Discover & Do is repeated at 12:00 til 15:00
Big Fun Time
Discover & Do is followed by Big Fun Time. It begins at 15:00 and finishes at 18:00. It is hosted by Sidney Sloane. On weekends, it is co-presented by Andy Day.
Bedtime hour follows Big Fun Time. It is broadcast from 18:00 to 19:00. It includes calm-natured programmes such as: In the Night Garden..., 3rd & Bird, 64 Zoo Lane, Waybuloo, and Charlie & Lola.
This section of CBeebies starts with the song called "Goodbye Sun, Hello Moon". At the end of the section, Chris Jarvis sings a lullaby called "The Time Has Come to Say Goodnight". After the song, the station closes down for the night.
Currently presenting CBeebies are:
- Cerri Burnell
- Alex Winters
- Sidney Sloane
- Liz Victor
- Andy Day
- Aneta Piotrowska (Cbeebies Poland)
Ex presenters of CBeebies were:
- Sue Monroe (until March 2006)
- Nicole Davis (until February 2006)
- Eva Alexander (February to October 2006)
- Pui Fan Lee (until January 2009)
- Chris Jarvis (until January 2009)
- "What's the Day?"
- "The Birthday Song"
- "It's Time for Lunch"
- "Goodbye Sun, Hello Moon"
- Children's Channel of the Year awarded at the 2007 BAFTA Children's Awards (25 November 2007)
- Best Music Original Score John Greswell & David Schweitzer for Charlie and Lola at the Royal Television Society Awards (29 November 2007)
- Best Pre-school Animation Series awarded to Charlie & Lola at the 2007 BAFTA Children's Awards
- Best Writer awarded to Anna Starkey for Charlie & Lola at the 2007 BAFTA Children's Awards
- Best Children's Live-Action Series awarded to In the Night Garden at the 2007 BAFTA Children's Awards
- Best Children's Programme awarded to Nina & the Neurons at the BAFTA Scotland Awards 2007
- Best Children's Programme awarded for Charlie & Lola at the Broadcast Awards 2007
- Best TV Series for Children and Adults awarded to Charlie & Lola at the Bradford Animation Festival 2006
- CBeebies was Highly Commended in the Best Children's Channel category at the Broadcast Digital Channel Awards 2006
- Best Pre-school Live Action Series awarded to CBeebies AutumnWatch at the BAFTA Children's Awards 2006
- Best Pre-school Live Action Series awarded to Boogie Beebies at the BAFTA Children's Awards 2005
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