Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Practice Question 1s

The time allowed in the exam is 90mins to answer 4 questions. 
 
You should give yourself 20mins to write each of your answers.  This will give you some time at them end of the exam to go over your responses.
 
Below is a series of example question 1s for you to practice at home and in lesson.
Remember - 20mins writing time only.

 
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01 - We believe that some of the reasons TV Game Shows are successful is because of:
 
  • The appeal of the host(s).
  • The way the show creates enigma and suspense.
  • The way it makes audiences want to play along at home.

 
Using your case studies, explain why TV Game Shows are successful?

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01 - We believe that in order to create a successful TV Game Show the following need to be considered:

 
  • The time of broadcast needs to meet the target audience's expected behaviour.
  • The mise-en-scene and theme music need to be recognizable by audiences and link to the show's subgenre.
  • The show needs to use media convergence effectively.

 
Compare how the TV Game Shows that you studied meet the criteria above.

 
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01 - TV Game Shows have been around for years, growing in popularity and always entertaining audiences because:

 
  • The game itself appeals to a mass audience.
  • The audience in the show make the programme come alive.
  • The contestants are represented as ordinary people.

 
Referencing the TV Game Shows that you studied, explain how they appeal to their own primary and secondary audience.

 
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01 - We think that TV Game Shows are successful because:

 
  • They entertain but also have an educational element to it.
  • The game itself presents an 'impossible' challenge to the contestants.
  • The relationship between the contestants and the host appeals to audiences.

 
Making reference to TV Game Shows that you studied, compare and contrast how they use the criteria above to become successful.

 
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01 - The perfect formula for a successful TV Game Show has to have the following criteria at its core:
  • Audiences can often relate to contestants.
  • The host is often a celebrity or is known from other shows.
  • The show uses synergy to increase its popularity.

 
Explain how the statements above make your chosen TV Game Shows successful.

 
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01 - In order to create a successful TV Game Show there are 3 requirements that need to be followed:

 
  • TV Game Shows must broadcast Celebrity editions.
  • TV Game Shows must have a charismatic host.
  • TV Game Shows must target a mass audience.

 
Explain how the statements above enhance the popularity of your chosen TV Game Shows.


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01 - TV Game Shows must have the following criteria:

  • TV Game Shows must broadcast Celebrity editions from time to time.
  • TV Game Shows must have a charismatic and well-known host.
  • TV Game Shows must have a set that is consistent with their sub-genre.

Explain how the statements above make your chosen TV Game Shows successful.

 
 

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