Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe

Screenwipe is a television programme about television programmes; the cost, the surprising amount of work and bureaucracy involved, how programmes are selected for broadcast, and, usually scathing, analysis of specific programmes and genres. Brooker often pays particular attention to more obscure channels on satellite, freeview and cable, such as those dedicated to gambling, shopping, horoscopes, and pornography. He explores the probable effects of television in society, and how often programmes can create in the viewer feelings of inadequacy, depression, fear, and anxiety. To balance things, usually one segment of each show is dedicated to positive reviews, with analysis on why the style and content is so absorbing.

  • Screenwipe
  • Series ID 79818
  • Status Ended
  • Airs Tuesday, at 10:30pm
  • Networks BBC Four BBC Two
  • Runtimes 30 minutes (30 episodes) 60 minutes (8 episodes) 50 minutes (2 episodes) 90 minutes (1 episode) 45 minutes (1 episode)
  • Genres Comedy Documentary
  • On Other Sites IMDB
  • Episode Screenshot Format 4:3 Screencap
  • Favorited This series has been favorited by 105 people.
  • Created February 4, 2008 by Administrator
  • Modified February 3, 2018 by Administrator

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