Bbc1: Bbc1 aims to appeal to the majority of audiences , bbc1 believe the whole family
can sit down and watch a drama on bbc1 and enjoy it as it features less violent scenes
and no strong language is featured, bbc1 themselves have said that ‘BBC One is about
aiming for the very best in production values, story-telling and talent in all genres. We
want a rich-mix of programmes with scale and ambition that will appeal across the range
to everyone in the UK.’ This shows that they’re aiming to appeal to all audiences. Bbc1
shows dramas that are from the past also, for example downtown abbey which shows
they want a large mix of dramas so all audiences can be entertained by at least one
Bbc 3: Bbc3 is aimed at the younger generation of people, aged between 16-34, the
content on the channel will be much different, it features a mix of genres and has
increased violence or strong language, which entices younger people to watch them as
they will find more explicit content more enjoyable to watch compared to something
aimed at the whole family for example doctor who.
Channel 4: Channel 4 similar to the bbc in the sense that they aim to appeal
to a wide audience by showing various different programmes which don’t
contain strong language however a bit more violence is shown compared
to the bbc . They tend to show dramas which can appeal to a wide range of
people, for example Southcliffe can be enjoyed by all members . However
channel 4 doesn’t show period dramas as such and focuses more on
modern days for its dramas therefore it is slightly specific with it’s target
audience while still maintaining the aim of focusing on the family.
E4: the type of dramas shown on e4 are usually aimed at younger people
for example misfits, this features adult themes and stronger language
which makes it more interesting for the younger people. E4 would be
aimed for people between 14-34. Another popular programme on e4 was
The Inbetweeners which featured strong language and would not be
suitable for the whole family to watch particularly younger children.
John Luther is a Detective Chief Inspector working for the Serious Crime Unit he is a dedicated
police officer, Luther is obsessive, possessed but very good at his job. Luther has paid a heavy
price for his dedication, the job always comes first. His dedication is a curse and a blessing, both
for him and those close to him. He is unable to arrest Alice Morgan, the murderer in the first
episode, and for the rest of the first series she becomes his confidante, giving him an insight into
the motivations of other criminals.
The story begins in April 1889, six months since the last Jack the Ripper killing, and in Whitechapel H Division is
responsible for policing one and a quarter square miles of East London: a district with a population of 67,000 poor
and dispossessed. The men of H Division had hunted the Ripper and failed to find him. When more women are
murdered on the streets of Whitechapel, the police begin to wonder if the killer has returned.
The main part of being human is that various types of supernatural beings exist alongside human
beings there are three of these supernatural beings that are involved with humans day to day lives and
that these three characters try and live ordinary human lives despite the pressures and dangers of their
situations. They are constantly threatened with exposure and also with pressure from other
Torchwood is a sci-fi spin off series created by Russell T Davies, it involves several
main characters who's job is to investigate the unusual, the strange and the
extraterresital, the central premise of the show involves the team going to various
parts of Britain to find out what has gone on, after strange behaviour has a occurred,
or someone has been murdered in a strange way.
Misfits is a British science fiction comedy-drama television show, on the
network Channel 4, it is about a group of teenagers who are on
community service and a storm comes and gives them all super powers
for example one can read minds and the other can cheat death.
Skins is a British teen drama that follows the lives of a group of teenagers in
Bristol, South West England, through the two years of sixth form. They get high
, drunk and get laid and still wake up the next morning for school. The show was
created by father-and-son television writers Bryan Elsley and Jamie Brittain for
Company Pictures, and premiered on E4 on 25 January 2007.