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BBC Red Button Blog 21st - 28th April

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Tess Foster Tess Foster | 06:00 UK time, Saturday, 21 April 2012

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Ceallach and Hacker

CBBC Extra

Press red on the CBBC channel this week and join special guest presenter Ceallach from Friday Download as he and Hacker T. Dog introduce exclusive clips from all new Horrible Histories and Trade Your Way to the USA as well as revisiting CBBC favourites, Dani's House and Sam and Mark's Big Wind Up.

You can also read Chris and Dodge's blog, answers to some of your questions, read your horoscopes and see if the jokes that made Chris and Dodge LOL will have the same effect on you.

Go on, press red... You know you want to!

CBBC Extra website

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Sat 21st April, 7:00am-10:00am
Mon 23rd April, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Tue 24th April, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Wed 25th April, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Thu 26th April, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Fri 27th April, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Sat 28th April, 7:00am-10:00am

Sat 21st April, 7:00am-9:50am
Mon 23rd April, 7:00am-9:50am
Tue 24th April, 7:00am-9:50am
Wed 25th April, 7:00am-9:50am
Thu 26th April, 7:00am-10:00am
Fri 27th April, 7:00am-9:50am
Sat 28th April, 7:00am-9:50am

In It To Win It

Dale Winton returns with another series of In It To Win It, the game show where people compete on general knowledge for a big money jackpot.

Think you can do better? Every Saturday press the Red Button during the show to pit your wits against our studio contestants. Come the final round will you still be In It To Win It?

Available on Sky/Freeview:
Sat 21st April, 8:30pm-9:20pm
Sat 28th April, 8:30pm-9:20pm

News Multiscreen: Video Choice

Each weekday BBC News' On Demand team will be rounding-up the day's strongest news pictures to bring viewers a two-minute package of highlights. On weekends the tone becomes more conversational when Red Button viewers can watch a topical interview in 'Five Minutes with...' or a round-up of the week's weird and wonderful videos in OddBox.

  • Video Choice: Weekdays (available around the clock)
  • Five Minutes With... / OddBox: Weekends (around the clock)

BBC News website

Available on Sky and Virgin only

CBeebies Red Button

BBC Red Button welcomes younger viewers and grown-ups with a sense of adventure to the big, bright and fun world of CBeebies interactive!

Now your children's favourite characters are at the heart of the interactive TV experience. Satellite and digital terrestrial viewers will have slightly different offerings from one another. This has enabled us to offer the best games tailored to each system.

CBeebies Red Button is available now on the CBeebies channel, and via page 5900 on other channels.

CBeebies website

Available on Freeview and Sky only

BBC Sport Multiscreen**

Catch up on all the latest Sport via the BBC Sport multiscreen. Headlines are available around the clock with up to five additional streams available to cover the best that BBC Sport has to offer.

Please note that Red Button sport timings are subject to change at short notice.

For the latest information refer to the BBC Sport website.


  • Snooker World Championhip - Live coverage from the Crucible of both tables.
  • Football - Gabby Logan and guests are in the studio for Final Score as the results come in from around the country.
  • Men's and Women's Elite Maraton - Live bespoke coverage of the London Marathon race.

**Note all Red Button times are subject to change at short notice



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