Changes to ABC1 and ABC2 from May 2.
From Monday May 2, ABC News Breakfast, currently seen on ABC2 and live on ABC News 24, will move to ABC1. The move will enable ABC2 for kids to add extra programming in the morning, from 6am. ABC2 for kids will take on a new look from that day on, and will be providing 13 hours a day, every day of pre-school programming. It also means that there is no longer children’s programming on ABC1 in the mornings.
Leading up to the change, promos in the morning on ABC1 in between pre-school programs are directing views to ABC2 on digital channel 22, pay channel 126 and between programs for school age children to make the move to ABC3 on digital channel 23 and par TV channel 723.
On ABC1, the latest season of Doctor Who premieres Saturday April 30, while Spicks & Specks returns Wednesday May 4.
On May 2, at 8.30am, ABC2 for kids will premiere the new season of Sesame Street.
ABC News Breakfast airs live on ABC News 24, and delayed into markets not on eastern time on ABC1 from May 2 at 6am.