The BBC has launched a version of the iPlayer suitable for family viewing.
Its rolling out on internet-connected TVs where a monster-shaped ‘children’ button allows viewers to enter the new area. Programming from CBBC and CBeebies will sit alongside other suitable BBC programming.
It a distinctive, bright and bold design – helping children understand that this is a dedicated experience just for them.
“Keeping children informed, educated and entertained at home during these unprecedented times is going to be even more important than ever,” said Alice Webb, Director BBC Children’s and Education says: “We can’t promise solving the sibling tiffs over what to watch – but we can make it even easier to bring families and kids an incredible choice of shows and films on iPlayer. Children and parents can be assured the BBC will be for them during these challenging times.”
The version features dedicated children’s categories Trending, Drama, Funny and Cartoons.