CBeebies is a BBC television network for programming aimed at encouraging "learning through play in a consistently safe environment for children aged 6 or under", and providing "high quality, mostly UK-produced programmes".
The name is used to brand the free-to-air domestic British channel, and is used for international variants supported by advertising, subscription or both. The channel was first launched on 11 February 2002.
The channel has won a number of awards. At the BAFTA Children's Awards, it won awards every year between 2002 and 2016 inclusive, including "Best Pre-school Live Action Series" in 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2008. It has also won "Best Schools Programme – 0–6 years" awards (or equivalent) from the Royal Television Society between 2002 and 2008. CBeebies is the most-watched children's channel in the UK and is the 8th most watched channel overall. CBeebies HD, an HD simulcast of the channel, officially launched on 10 December 2013.
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