Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe

"Charlie Brooker's 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.

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
4x05: Episode FiveDec 16, 2008
4x04: Episode FourDec 9, 2008
4x03: Episode Three (TV Writing Special)Dec 2, 2008
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