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Kids' CBC Goes Mobile! TV FOR ME APP NOW AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY ON THE APP STORE

Preschoolers can watch their favourite Kids' CBC programs on-the-go including episodes of THE DOODLEBOPS, MONSTER MATH SQUAD, THE SAVE-UMS and POKO

Take your preschooler's favourite Kids' CBC shows on-the-road, with the all-new TV for Me app, now available for iPad on the App Store.  Just in time for Family Day, TV for Me gives preschoolers the chance to enjoy their favourite Kids' CBC shows like FUZZY TALES, ARTZOOKA!, THE DOODLEBOPS, MONSTER MATH SQUAD, THE SAVE-UMS! and POKO wherever they are: in the car, in the stroller or curled up with you on the couch.

"We are excited to expand the reach of our Kids' CBC programming to ensure that preschoolers can access their favourite shows at any time. " said Sally Catto, Executive Director of Commissioned and Scripted Programming.

Kids' CBC is committed to customized digital design online and in the mobile space.  Designed with preschoolers in mind, this user-friendly app allows preschoolers to navigate the simple, easy-to-use interface, allowing exclusive access to Kids' CBC programming, with any iPad equipped with 3G connectivity or WiFi access.  Other great features of the app include access to Kids' CBC quality, commercial-free programming and regularly updated content, with new series and episodes being added on a regular basis.  

The TV for Me app is available for free from the App Store at http://bit.ly/11BkG4R

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KIDS' CBC Interactive
KIDS' CBC proves to be the #1 preschool broadcaster for innovation online with the launch of KIDSCBC.CA, a dynamic, customizable space for preschoolers to easily create and play within a space all their own. It features their favourite KIDS' CBC characters, shows, games and videos.

About CBC/Radio-Canada
CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages, plus five languages for international audiences. In 2011, CBC/Radio-Canada celebrated 75 years of serving Canadians and being at the centre of the democratic, social and cultural life of Canada.

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Cathleen Saville, Publicist, CBC
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