Peppa Pig named among greatest children`s TV shows

London: Peppa Pig has been voted as one of the greatest children`s TV shows.

The Channel 5`s smash-hit character is joined by Bob The Builder, Grange Hill, Play School and Jackanory, in the 20-strong list by staff at the Radio Times, which will now go to a public vote, the Daily Express reported.

Jessica Symons, head of children`s programming for Channel 5 told the publication that Peppa has been a firm favourite since its launch in 2004.

Symons appreciated the effort, saying that this is a fantastic and well deserved accolade for the multi-award-winning British animation, and it recognises the dedication and skill of the producers who have been committed to creating the highest quality programmes for young children.