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Presentation week1

  1. 1. Factual Programmes on Television<br />
  2. 2. Documentaries<br />Each of the 5 terrestrial channels has documentary output and slots .<br />There are specific documentary channels on cable and satellite.<br />Documentaries can be feature length and shown at the cinema.<br />Documentaries can also be categorised into types.<br />On Television they tend to last between 30-60 minutes.<br />
  3. 3. Lifestyle Programmes<br />Tend to feature issues relating to homes and better living.<br />On the main channels they tend to be shown in the daytime or early evening<br />Again there are specific channels devoted to this kind of programme.<br />Difficult to come up with an original idea within this category.<br />
  4. 4. Current Affairs<br />Tend to follow a recent issue or news story and show more in depth analysis.<br />Scheduling tends to take place in the evening but check the channels.<br />Examples include Panorama on BBC 1 and Dispatches on Channel 4.<br />
  5. 5. Magazine Programmes<br />Look at many issues surrounding a central theme.<br />Can be consumer, lifestyle or regionally themed.<br />Usually consist of several specific inserts linked by studio based or main location set-up.<br />
  6. 6. Light Entertainment<br />Studio-based usually with audience present.<br />Main presenter/presenters often with dominant personality.<br />Can be interview or quiz based.<br />Scheduling takes place at all times but LE features strongly at peak times.<br />
  7. 7. Children’s Television<br />Can incorporate all of the above but is specifically aimed at a certain age range between 0-18.<br />Production values should be as high as for adult programming.<br />Scheduling usually early morning and between 3.00-5.30.<br />Specific channels only showing children’s television although most somewhat limited in their factual output<br />
  8. 8. Factual Drama<br />Based on or inspired by fact.<br />They can be true, based on truth or inspired by truth.<br />There are many forms of factual drama including biography, issue based, historical, including ‘real’ people.<br />
  9. 9. The Process of Writing and Research<br />What is involved in the this process.<br />What are the basic rules of research?<br />What will we be covering in this module.<br />

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