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  • 1. Television Programmes In Media
  • 2. WHAT IS E4? • The channel E4 is the entertainment destination for a cutting edge young audience. • Its eccentric and witty persona makes the television programme a talking point. • E4 is available on Freeview, DSAT and cable, and E4 HD on Sky increasing its audience potential big time. • It also won channel of the year at The Broadcast Awards in Feb 2011. WHO IS E4 AIMED AT? • E4 is aimed at 16 – 34 year olds of both genders. DEMOGRAPHICS • When broadcasting starts at four , they target the lower end of their target audience such as showing cartoons and programmes of the same genre. Then around six o’clock they then begins to target their older target audience by showing programmes such as Hollyoaks and How I Met Your mother. From then they go on to air some popular programmes for the higher end of there target audience such as Misfits and 2 Broke Girls.
  • 3. PSYCHOGRAPHICS • With E4’s target audience being 16-35 , this wide age range may have a wide range of different beliefs, interests, attitudes and opinions , that's why E4 create so many types of programmes with different genres fulfilling all the audiences needs. TYPES OF PROGRAMMES • A variety of the different programmes aired on E4 are…
  • 4. 2 DRAMAS ON E4 • 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. Its controversial storylines have explored issues such as dysfunctional families, mental illness (such as eating disorders), adolescent sexuality, substance abuse, death and bullying. 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. The show went on to be a critical success as well as a ratings winner within its target demographic. Over its initial six-year run, Skins proved to be atypical of on going drama series in that it replaced its primary cast every two years. Plans for a film spin-off were first discussed in 2009, but ultimately did not come to fruition. Instead, a specially-commissioned seventh and final series of the show was broadcast in 2013, featuring some of the cast from its 2007–10 run. The show's name comes from the rolling papers known as "skins". It is aimed at 17-23 year old males and females.
  • 5. • Hollyoaks is a long-running British television teen drama, first broadcast on Channel 4 on 23 October 1995. It was originally devised by Phil Redmond, who had also devised the Channel 4 soap Brookside. The programme is set in a fictional suburb of Chester called Hollyoaks, and features a large cast of characters primarily aged between 16 and 35. Beginning with a cast of just seven major characters in 1995, the serial now has approximately 50 main cast members. Hollyoaks has a high cast turnover in comparison with other British soaps; as of December 2012, just thirteen characters have spent 5 years or longer on the show. • Hollyoaks is aimed at 16 to 30 year olds.
  • 6. WHAT IS ITV 1? • ITV is a commercial public service TV network in the United Kingdom. Launched in 1955 as Independent Television under the auspices of the Independent Television Authority to provide competition to the BBC, it is also the oldest commercial network in the UK. • ITV is a network of television channels that operate regional television services as well as sharing programmes between each other to be displayed on the entire network. In recent years, several of these companies have merged so currently the fifteen franchises are in the hands of three companies. • ITV airs a wide range of programmes and has been classed as a family channel although some content aired after watershed is considered unsuitable for children. DEMOGRAPHICS • Each week the channel reaches 74% of the TV viewing population. And, in an average month it reaches more ABC1’s ―91%‖, men ―91%‖, women (94%), 16-34's (86%) and housewives (95%) than any other commercial channel.
  • 7. PSYCHOGRAPHICS • As ITV is a very large company it caters for each gender from a very young age to elderly meaning it has a load of programmes suitable for each class. However the majority of its programmes are Gameshows.
  • 8. 2 DRAMAS ON ITV1 • • • Downton Abbey is a British period drama television series created by Julian Fellowes and co-produced by Carnival Films and Masterpiece. It first aired on ITV in the United Kingdom and Ireland on 26 September 2010. Four series have been made so far. The series, set in the Yorkshire country estate of Downton Abbey, depicts the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with the great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy. Such events depicted throughout the series include news of the sinking of the RMS Titanic in the first series; the outbreak of World War I, the Spanish influenza pandemic, and the Marconi scandal in the second series; the Interwar period and the formation of the Irish Free State in the third series; and the Teapot Dome scandal in the fourth series. Downton Abbey has received critical acclaim from television critics and won numerous accolades, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie It was recognised by Guinness World Records as the most critically acclaimed English-language television series of 2011. It earned the most nominations of any international television series in the history of the Primetime Emmy Awards, with twenty-seven in total (after two seasons). It was the most watched television series on both ITV and PBS, and subsequently became the most successful British costume drama series since the 1981 television serial of Brideshead Revisited. By the third series, it had become one of the most widely watched television shows in the world
  • 9. • Broadchurch is a British television crime drama broadcast on ITV, involving the death of a young boy and the search for his killer, produced by Kudos and starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman Casting was announced in June 2012, with filming commencing in Clevedonn in August as well as in West Bay in Bridport The series is set on the Dorset coast. It premiered on 4 March 2013 at 9:00pm on ITV In January 2013 generating a large amount of publicity around the "whodunit” mystery. After the first series ended, ITV announced that Broadchurch would return for a second series. • Broadchurch is targeted for 16-60+ year old people both genders.