The CBBC Blog’s 2013 Survey Results are in!

This summer we once again asked you to tell us what you think about CBBC and the results are in.

  • Blue Peter was voted as the “best show” on CBBC.
  • 63% said the CBBC continuity links were ‘Brilliant’.
  • 93% of people say they’d like CBBC to air a live Saturday morning show.
  • 88% said they think CBBC should have a mobile/tablet app*.

To read the full 2013 survey results click here.

To see the full list of where CBBC shows rated click here.

*Since our survey closed, the BBC Trust have confirmed that a CBBC app will launch for iOS and Andriod devices in late 2013 / early 2014.

‘Wolfblood’ series 2 starts TOMORROW @ 5pm on CBBC

© BBC/Michael Clement

© BBC/Michael Clement

Wolfblood is back for it’s second series tomorrow afternoon on the CBBC channel at 5pm, read the snopsis for the episode below:

CBBC’s fantasy drama Wolfblood follows the lives of two seemingly ordinary teenagers who are secretly part of a mysterious race who have lived among us for centuries, disguising their abilities and blending in.

Wolfbloods like Maddy and Rhydian have razor sharp senses with an amazing sense of smell and are incredibly fast and super strong. They also change into wolves every full moon…

In the first episode of this second series, Rhydian unexpectedly returns to Stoneybridge, putting Maddy and her family in danger. Meanwhile, Tom discovers Shannon has a surveillance camera hidden in the den and she persuades him it’s for the Wolfbloods’ own good – that if they are discovered, she can prove they are not monsters.

Wolfblood stars Bobby Lockwood (Rhydian), Aimee Kelly (Maddy), Louisa Connolly-Burnham (Shannon) and Kedar Williams-Stirling (Tom) and was filmed entirely on location in Northumberland.

Then afterwards at 5:30pm airs the new 15 minute spin off Wolfblood Uncovered, which “follows Bobby Lockwood – who plays Rhydian – as he sets out to find out everything there is to know about wolves and to discover how their incredible capabilities have inspired the wolfbloods in the show”.

The second episode for both series airs on Tuesday.

Iain Stirling to present ‘The Dog Ate My Homework’



Iain Stirling is to present CBBC’s new comedy panel show The Dog Ate My Homework.

The show is “school based” and apparently “lets you down, lets CBBC down, and above all, lets itself down”.

It will see two teams (made up of comedians, celebrity guest and junior sidekicks) face a mixture of tongue-in-cheek comedy, off-the-wall questions, nonsensical studio games, and slapstick challenges.

CBBC controller Cheryl Taylor has described the show as “CBBC’s answer to Mock the Week“.

Iain Stirling is a BAFTA-nominated comedian who presented CBBC continuity links from May 2009 till January 2013.

It is not currently known when The Dog Ate My Homework will air, but filming takes place in October – tickets are available by clicking here.

Thursday 26th September 2013 to be Helen Skelton’s last ‘Blue Peter’ – read about the show here!



Helen Skelton is to bow out as the 33rd Blue Peter presenter on Thursday 26th September 2013.

The show will air in the normal time slot of 5:30 to 6:00pm and will see Helen face “one of her toughest challenges yet” – a gruelling 30-mile Royal Marine Yomp, marching across upland Dartmoor, carrying heavy weights and safety equipment on her back.

This challenge, which has also been taken on by previous Blue Peter presenters Gethin Jones and Peter Duncan, must be completed in eight hours for Helen to succeed, and she must also navigate the route herself alongside the rest of her fellow recruits.

Helen SkeltonCould you see dare devil Helen leave any other way?

Her previous challenges include a 2010 mile kayak adventure along the Amazon, a 150 metre long and 66 metre high wire walk between the towers of Battersea Power Station and a 500 mile trip across Antarctica to the South Pole by ski, kite and bike.

Helen will also take part in her last ever Blue Peter “make” which is a model of the set of CBBC’s Wolfblood (which returns on Monday 23 September!).

Lindsey Russell is to join Blue Peter today after winning Blue Peter – You Decide! earlier in the year, with Radzi Chinyanganya joining at the start of October – replacing Helen.

Blue Peter airs every Thursday on the CBBC Channel at 5:30pm and on CBBC iPlayer for a week after broadcast.