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BR
Brekkie Wales Wales Today
That is not Saturday morning TV - at best it's the sort of thing they used to show in the summer when proper Saturday morning TV took a break, and that's being very generous.
Turns out nobody had 2020 vision.
JA
JAS84 Yorkshire Look North (E.Yorks & Lincs)
Yeah - that and it's timeslot make it a successor to Toonattik, Diggit, and Wacaday, but not to shows like SMTV Live and Ministry of Mayhem. It's really just a block with live presenters instead of CAs.
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Inspector Sands
JAS84 posted:
Yeah - that and it's timeslot make it a successor to Toonattik, Diggit, and Wacaday,

<pedant>Wacaday was only shown on weekdays, hence the name </pedant>
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A former member
From 84- 89 it was Wide awake club, 89 - 90 it was Wac90.
DC
DCI02 Anglia (West) North West Today
Officially Amazing, a world record show on CBBC is very good.
JF
JetixFann450 Central Reporting Scotland
I really don't like CBBC today. It is so awful that if I told my kid to watch CBBC, he would just tune into POP after about 10 mins.
Do you even read these?
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Larry the Loafer Granada North West Today
Even when I look back at when I used to watch it as a kid, I realise how patronising CBBC could be in contrast to CITV at the time, and especially when you compare it to the edgier multichannel offerings like Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon.
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ashley b Founding member Granada North West Today
Please ignore this post (cannot delete).
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BR
Brekkie Wales Wales Today
Guess it's the problem with having to fill a 12 hour schedule every day rather than just a couple of hours (less actually as the old CBBC covered CBeebies content too).
Turns out nobody had 2020 vision.
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gottago London London
Even when I look back at when I used to watch it as a kid, I realise how patronising CBBC could be in contrast to CITV at the time

I've always thought this, even as a child I felt CBBC was incredibly middle class. I do actually think CITV benefitted from coming out of Birmingham. I found it a lot more relatable growing up.
BR
Brekkie Wales Wales Today
I don't really remembering favouring one over the other though do agree with your assessment gottago. The BBC was king of Saturday mornings (until SM:tv came along) but in the week the CBBC shows I remember most are the ones after 5pm, once CITV went off air.

It's easy to get nostalgic about these things, especially considering todays kids have grown up with the channels rather than the strands. It'll be interesting to see what ITV do with Thunderbirds in regards airing it on the main channel - they've given it far too big a marketing push for it to just be a CITV programme.
Turns out nobody had 2020 vision.
VM
VMPhil Granada North West Today
Even when I look back at when I used to watch it as a kid, I realise how patronising CBBC could be in contrast to CITV at the time

I've always thought this, even as a child I felt CBBC was incredibly middle class. I do actually think CITV benefitted from coming out of Birmingham. I found it a lot more relatable growing up.

I loved the CITV of that late 90s/early 00s era. Real shame it was undone so quickly. Looking back at some of the clips now, it's very shouty and over the top, but it seemed much better than CBBC at the time. It was very lucky that they had SMTV Live blow up around the same time too, so they were winning weekdays and weekends (in my mind at least!). Of course a couple years later the CBBC Channel launched and that was the beginning of the end.

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