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BBC Kids breaks out new batch for summer

Kids 6-14 will be getting a treat as school lets out this summer and BBC Kids debuts a number of new programs. The Worst Witch (39x30) is a comedy adventure series starring a walking and flying disaster of a witch having adventures at school. Based on the books by Jill Murphy, the series runs Monday to Friday at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., beginning July 3. Next up is Walter (65x5) who has adventures around the world with his sidekick chicken, Tandoori. The show airs Monday to Friday at 4:30 p.m., beginning July 3. Saturday and Sunday at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., beginning July 8, is Mega Babies (52x11) featuring three super-powered, diapered orphans who battle the forces of evil. And finally, there's Once Upon a Hamster (39x30) airing Saturday and Sunday at 6 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., beginning July 8.

For older youth (15-17), BBC Kids has World Shut Your Mouth (6x30), the North American premiere of this hidden camera show which rolls out Thursday, July 6 at 12:30 a.m. Then Sundays at 9 p.m., beginning July 9, there's Trigger Happy TV (12x30) in which host Dom Joly disguises himself as an assortment of characters and unleashes his offbeat humour on an unsuspecting public.

Kids 6-14 will be getting a treat as school lets out this summer and BBC Kids debuts a number of new programs. The Worst Witch (39×30) is a live-action comedy adventure series starring a walking and flying disaster of a witch having adventures at school. Based on the books by Jill Murphy, the series runs Monday to Friday at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., beginning July 3. Next up is Walter (65×5) who has adventures around the world with his sidekick chicken, Tandoori. The show airs Monday to Friday at 4:30 p.m., beginning July 3. Saturday and Sunday at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., beginning July 8, is Mega Babies (52×11) featuring three super-powered, diapered orphans who battle the forces of evil. And finally, there’s the classic Once Upon a Hamster (39×30) airing Saturday and Sunday at 6 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., beginning July 8.

For older youth (15-17), BBC Kids has World Shut Your Mouth (6×30), the North American premiere of this hidden camera show which rolls out Thursday, July 6 at 12:30 a.m. Then Sundays at 9 p.m., beginning July 9, there’s Trigger Happy TV (12×30) in which host Dom Joly disguises himself as an assortment of characters and unleashes his offbeat humour on an unsuspecting public.