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Encyclopedia > BBC Kids
BBC Kids
Type Digital cable specialty channel
Country Flag of Canada Canada
Availability National
Owner Alliance Atlantis (80% & managing partner)
BBC (20%)
Launch date September 7, 2001
Website www.bbckids.ca

BBC Kids is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel owned by Alliance Atlantis and BBC Worldwide. It's programming is aimed at youth ranging from pre-schoolers to teens. Image File history File links BBC_Kids_logo. ... Digital cable is a term for a type of cable digital television that delivers more channels than possible with analog cable by using digital video compression. ... A specialty channel or specialty service is a television channel, generally not available through conventional broadcast television, which consists of programming focused on a single type or targeted at a specific demographic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Alliance Atlantis Alliance Atlantis is a Toronto-based media company. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation, invariably known as the BBC (and also informally known as the Beeb or Auntie) is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world, employing 26,000 staff in the UK alone and with a budget of £4 billion. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... This article is about the year 2001. ... This page as shown in the AOL 9. ... Category 2 channels are Canadian television channels defined by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission which may be carried, optionally, by all digital cable television and direct broadcast satellite providers. ... Digital cable is a term for a type of cable digital television that delivers more channels than possible with analog cable by using digital video compression. ... The term television channel generally refers to either a television station or its cable/satellite counterpart (both outlined below). ... Alliance Atlantis Alliance Atlantis is a Toronto-based media company. ... BBC Worldwide Limited is the wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation, formed out of a restructuring of its predecessor BBC Enterprises in 1995. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Day care. ... A separate article is about the punk band called The Adolescents. ...


While the BBC's children's brand is CBBC, presumably using that name in Canada would cause confusion with the CBC. The CBBC Logo Childrens BBC and its contraction, CBBC, is the brand for the BBCs childrens television output aimed at children over six, across BBC One, BBC Two and the CBBC Channel. ... The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), a Canadian crown corporation, is the country’s national public radio and television broadcaster. ...

Contents

Programming

As with BBC Canada, BBC Kids is effectively a Canadian channel, which the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission requires it to air a quota of Canadian content. So forth, along with British series, it also airs Canadian series such as Theodore Tugboat, Fraggle Rock, Ready or Not and more. Along with British and Canadian programs that primarily make up the majority of the schedule, BBC Kids also airs programs from other countries such as Australia, the United States and more. BBC Canada is a general entertainment Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel. ... The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC, in French Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes) was established in 1968 by the Canadian Parliament to replace the Board of Broadcast Governors. ... Theodore Tugboat is a television show for children about a little tugboat, his friends, and their adventures in the Big Harbour. ... The core cast. ... Ready or Not is the sequel to the novel All-American Girl, by Meg Cabot. ...


Noted Series

The Sleepover Club is a series of children’s books by author Rose Impey, and a children’s television program based on the series. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Girls In Love is a book/ITV drama series created by top UK author Jacqueline Wilson that follows the romantic thrills and spills of three teenage girls- Ellie, Magda and Nadine. ... Shoebox Zoo is a childrens fantasy TV series made in a collaboration between BBC Scotland and various Canadian television companies. ... Pingu Pingu was a Swiss animated series aimed at children. ... Teletubbies is a BBC childrens television series, particularly aimed at babies and preschool children, produced from 1997 to 2001 by Ragdoll Productions. ... The Tweenies is a television programme aimed at children, broadcast on the BBC. The programme is set in a daycare centre attended by four children; the four Tweenies themselves. ... World Shut Your Mouth was a hidden camera TV series starring Dom Joly. ... Hollyoaks is a British soap opera set in and around the fictional Chester suburb of the same name and filmed mainly at the Mersey Television studios in nearby Liverpool. ...

BBCK

As of early 2006, Alliance Atlantis has unveiled BBCK, a new branding for the evening block of programming on BBC Kids which is aimed towards an older audience. They have also launched a separate website making it appear as though BBCK is a separate channel similar to Noggin/The N in the United States. Although, offically it is considered one channel. Image File history File links BBCK_logo. ... Noggin is a cable television network in both the United States and the United Kingdom. ... The-N is the nighttime block on Noggin for teens. ...


External links

Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc.

Television Assets: BBC Canada | BBC Kids | Discovery Health Channel (Canada) | Fine Living (Canada) | Food Network (Canada) | HGTV (Canada) | Historia | History Television | IFC (Canada) | Life Network | National Geographic Channel (Canada) | One: The Body, Mind & Spirit Channel | Séries+ | SCREAM | Showcase Television | Showcase Action | Showcase Diva Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. ... Braun HF 1, Germany, 1958 OT-1471 Belweder, Poland, 1957 Television is a telecommunication system for broadcasting and receiving moving pictures and sound over a distance. ... BBC Canada is a general entertainment Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel. ... Discovery Health Channel is a Canadian category 1 digital cable television channel with programming based on human health issues. ... Fine Living Canada is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel owned by Alliance Atlantis Communications and The E.W. Scripps Company. ... Food Network is a Canadian cable television specialty channel based in Toronto. ... HGTV Canada, which stands for Home & Garden Television is a Canadian cable television specialty channel owned and operated by Alliance Atlantis Communications (80. ... Historia is a Canadian French language television channel which presents programming about history. ... History Television is a Canadian cable television specialty channel which presents programming about history and some non-historical programming of military and technology interest. ... IFC which stands for Independent Film Channel is a Canadian category 1 digital cable television channel which features dramatic and non-fiction independent films; documentaries and television series about the film making process and the world of filmmakers. ... Life Network is a Canadian cable television specialty channel owned by Alliance Atlantis Communications. ... The National Geographic Channel is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel that is owned by Alliance Atlantis Communications and National Geographic Channel. ... Séries+ is a Canadian French language cable television channel devoted to drama owned by Alliance Atlantis Communications and Astral Media. ... Scream is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel owned by Corus Entertainment and Alliance Atlantis Communications. ... Showcase Television, now often just Showcase, is a Canadian cable specialty television channel owned by Alliance Atlantis. ... Showcase Action is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel, which features action movies and television series aimed primarily at men. ... Showcase Diva is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel. ...

BBC Television

Television Assets: BBC One | BBC Two | BBC Three | BBC Four | BBC News 24 | BBC Parliament | CBBC Channel | CBeebies | BBC One Scotland
BBC Two Northern Ireland | BBC 2W | BBCi | BBC HD BBC Television is a service of the British Broadcasting Corporation which began in 1932. ... Braun HF 1, Germany, 1958 OT-1471 Belweder, Poland, 1957 Television is a telecommunication system for broadcasting and receiving moving pictures and sound over a distance. ... BBC One (or BBC1 as it was formerly styled) is the primary channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation. ... BBC Two (or BBC2 as it was formerly styled) was the second UK television station to be aired by the BBC and Europes first television channel to broadcast regularly in colour (from 1967), envisaged as a home for less mainstream and more ambitious programming. ... BBC Three, the successor of the similar BBC Choice, is a British television channel from the BBC broadcasting only on digital cable, terrestrial and satellite. ... BBC Four Ident BBC Four is a BBC television channel available to digital television (Freeview, satellite and cable) viewers in the UK. The successor to an earlier digital channel called BBC Knowledge, BBC Four began on March 2, 2002 – its first evenings programmes being simulcast on BBC Two. ... BBC News 24 is BBC News 24-hour news television channel in the UK, its international counterpart being BBC World. ... BBC Parliament is a British television channel from the BBC. It broadcasts live and recorded coverage of the British House of Commons and House of Lords, the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly. ... The CBBC Channel is a British television service aimed at 6 to 13 year olds produced by the BBC. It complements the CBBC programming that continues to air on BBC One and BBC Two. ... CBeebies is a British television channel produced by the BBC and aimed at children under 6. ... BBC Scotland is home to Reporting Scotland, the daily news from Scotland, which shows on the BBC 1 network every day at 6. ... BBC Two Northern Ireland (now branded as BBC Two on analogue) is a television station operated by BBC Northern Ireland on analogue terrestrial and analogue cable television. ... BBC 2W is a digital television channel run by the British Broadcasting Corporation. ... BBCi is the brand name for the BBCs interactive television services. ... The BBC will begin a 6-12 month long trial of HDTV broadcasting on May 15, 2006. ...


International Channels: BBC America | BBC Canada | BBC Food | BBC Kids | BBC Prime | BBC Entertainment | BBC World | BBC Knowledge | BBC Arabic Television The BBC is forbidden under its charter to undertake any commercial operations on-air within the United Kingdom, however no such restriction applies to operations in other countries. ... One of several BBC America idents, used since 2005. ... BBC Canada is a general entertainment Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel. ... The current version of the article or section reads like an advertisement. ... The old BBC Prime logo used until 1997 BBC Prime is the BBCs general entertainment TV channel in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. ... BBC Entertainment is the name of a BBC-branded general entertainment channel operated by the Corporations commercial arm, BBC Worldwide. ... BBC World is the BBCs 24-hour international, news and information television channel, launched in January 1995. ... BBC Knowledge is the name of a television channel set to be launched in the near future by BBC Worldwide, the commercial division of the BBC. BBC Worldwide announced the move in the summer of 2006 which will result in BBC Knowledge, replaced as a television channel in the United... BBC Arabic Television will be a news and information television channel broadcast to the Middle East by the BBC. The service was announced in October 2005 and is due to start broadcasting in Autumn 2007. ...


Joint Ventures: Animal Planet | People+Arts | UKTV (UK and Ireland) | UK.TV (Australia and New Zealand) Animal Planet, launched in 1996, is a cable and satellite television network co-owned 80% by Discovery Communications, Inc. ... People+Arts is an arts television channel broadcasting to Spain, Portugal and Latin America. ... UKTV UKTV is a joint venture between the BBCs commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, and the NTL owned Flextech. ... UKTV is a subscription television channel in Australia and New Zealand, screening UK entertainment programming, sourced mainly from the archives of the BBC, TALKBACKThames and ITV Plc. ...


Defunct channels: BBC Knowledge | BBC Choice | BBC World Service Television | BBC TV Europe | BBC Japan BBC Knowledge was an early BBC digital television channel, available by cable, satellite, or terrestrial digital broadcasting, providing a strong programme of documentary, cultural and educational television. ... BBC Choice was a TV station from the BBC which launched on September 23, 1998. ... BBC World Service Television was the name given to the BBCs international satellite television channels between 1991 and 1995. ... BBC TV Europe was a BBC subscription-funded television service available on satellite and cable in continental Europe. ... BBC Japan is a television channel from the BBC available via satellite in Japan. ...


Other: BBC Worldwide | BBC Scotland | BBC Wales | BBC Northern Ireland BBC Worldwide Limited is the wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation, formed out of a restructuring of its predecessor BBC Enterprises in 1995. ... BBC Scotland (BBC Alba in Gaelic) is a constituent part of the British Broadcasting Corporation, the publicly-funded broadcaster of the United Kingdom. ... BBC Wales (Welsh: ) is a division of the British Broadcasting Corporation for Wales. ... BBC Northern Ireland Logo. ...


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