Channel 5 reveals Greatest Kids TV Shows results

Billy Langsworthy

By Billy Langsworthy

November 12th 2013 at 10:05AM
Channel 5 reveals Greatest Kids TV Shows results

Blue Peter, Bagpuss and Peppa Pig make the top ten

Channel 5 has revealed the results of its Greatest Kids TV Shows programme which aired on Friday.

The countdown listed the top 50 best British children's TV shows from the last 60 years, with the top ten named as:

1. Blue Peter
2. Tiswas
3. Bagpuss
4. Thunderbirds
5. SMTV
6. Peppa Pig
7. Rainbow
8. Horrible Histories
9. Danger Mouse
10. Playschool 

Coolabi and Smallfilms are pleased with Bagpuss making it to the number three spot in the list, just ahead of its 40th anniversary.

“Bagpuss beat off stiff competition to reach the number three spot and was also voted the greatest character-based TV show in the past 60 years," said Coolabi CEO, Jeremy Banks.

"It is a series that audiences have enjoyed since the 70s and we are proud that the classic property is still going strong today. Bagpuss is commemorating its 40th anniversary next year with a host of exciting marketing activities and licensing programmes to celebrate this milestone in style.”

If you missed it on Friday, you can watch the entire countdown here.