British TV

The UK has a great track record when it comes to creating engaging TV shows for kids of all ages. From the charming Postman Pat to the mechanically brilliant Top Gear to the hilariously sci-fi Doctor Who, the Brits (and the Irish, and Scots, and the Welsh) have got it!

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Fantastical, benign show meant for the very young.
Network: PBS
(2004)
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A little mouse dreams big -- OK for all ages.
Network: Sprout
(2005)
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Charming Scottish import with loveable characters.
Network: Discovery Kids
(2005)
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Charming British series promotes perseverance, friendship.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2015)
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Teamwork paramount on friendly construction show.
Network: PBS
(2005)
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Adventurous puppy tales for preschoolers.
Network: Sprout
(2005)
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Small-town adventures just right for kids.
Network: HBO Family
(2005)
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Thomas and his train friends huff and chuff around.
Network: PBS
(2005)
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Cute series has positive social messages for tots.
Network: Disney Channel
(2010)
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Yellow car saves the day in London town.
Network: Discovery Kids
(2005)
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Brit siblings set good examples; great for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2005)
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Adults act like kids and play with toys in fun UK series.
Network: BBC America
(2010)
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Oliver's quick-cooking show pushes produce, healthier food.
Network: BBC America
(2012)
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Extreme machines entertain and inform; great for gearheads.
Network: BBC America
(2012)
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Long-running British sci-fi series still thrills fans.
Network: BBC America, Syfy
(2006)
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Books-inspired British sketch comedy yields laughs, facts.
Network: Online
(2014)
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Amazing Race meets Top Chef in juicy reality show.
Network: BBC America
(2012)
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High-octane fun for car enthusiasts and newbies.
Network: BBC America
(2007)
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Absorbing costume series is perfect watch-together fare.
Network: PBS
(2011)
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Vintage British comedy shows its age but still entertains.
Network: BBC America
(2013)
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Superb British comedy classic skewers snobbery.
Network: BBC America, PBS
(2013)
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Hilarious British sitcom has some discussion value as well.
Network: BBC America
(2013)
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Sublime British medical drama with explicit birth scenes.
Network: BBC America
(2012)
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Brit Gen-X tales will tickle young adults' fancy.
Network: BBC America
(2007)
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As hilarious as the U.S. version, but with a darker tone.
Network: BBC America, Cartoon Network
(2007)
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Edgy Irish comedy is high entertainment for mature viewers.
Network: Syndicated
(2013)
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