The children’s programmes parents most like to watch with their brood have been revealed.


Research*, conducted by HushHush, found mums and dads enjoy watching Peppa Pig the most when cuddling up with the kids in front of the box.

Other classic characters such as Spongebob Squarepants, Dora the Explorer and Charlie and Lola also topped the list.

The top 10 children’s shows parents most like to watch are:

  1. Peppa Pig
  2. Charlie and Lola
  3. Humf
  4. Spongebob Squarepants
  5. Something Special
  6. Little Einsteins
  7. Waybuloo
  8. In the Night garden
  9. Dora the Explorer
  10. LazyTown

Unfortunately Barney the Dinosaur, Rastamouse and the Teletubbies were voted the least favourite with a whopping 68% admitting they disliked the shows.

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So, what is it about these programmes that make them enjoyable for mum, dad and the kids to watch together?

“As a parent, you can spend an awful lot of your time watching your children’s favourite shows, so it only seemed right to get an idea as to which shows they most enjoy,” said HushHush founder, Mark Pearson.

*Survey of 1,300 people with at least one child aged five or under.

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