An in-depth revision guide (59 pages) specifically created and tailored towards the 2017 AQA GCSE Media Studies Unit 1 Exam: Television Game Shows. This revision guide contains a great deal of detail and includes a wide range of revision activities. It can be reproduced and given to students along with the AQA preliminary material in order to maximise their preparation for the exam.
This 59-page revision guide includes includes:
* Exam guidance, hints and tips
* A list of 45 currently-broadcast UK television game shows, covering a wide range of sub-genres and channels to guide students' independent viewing
* The history of television game shows - origins, evolution and longevity
* Game show sub-genres - celebrity panel; challenge; children's; comedy; dating; puzzle; quiz; technological
* Game show sub-genre codes and conventions
* Game show gratifications, linked to example shows
* Game show target audiences and appeal - Thinkers, Makers, Experiencers and Achievers
* Institutional aspects of game shows - broadcasting and scheduling
* Representations in television game shows - studio sets and props
* Game show hosts - importance and role (modelled with Bradley Walsh of 'The Chase')
* Marketing a game show - advertising techniques (print, audio-visual, new media)
* 3 in-depth independent case studies - 'The Chase'; 'Take Me Out'; 'Ninja Warrior UK'
* Analysing game show publicity posters/billboards - '1000 Heartbeats'; 'Play to the Whistle'
* Analysing game show opening sequences (student choice; modelled with 'The Chase')
* Analysing game show final rounds (student choice; modelled with 'The Chase')
* Analysing game show official webpages - 'A Question of Sport'
* Creating an original television game show - writing a pitch and planning the show (scheduling, host(s), studio, gameplay, prize(s), contestants)
* Creating a publicity poster/billboard, opening sequence, webpage
* Utilising new media as a marketing tool - apps, mobile games, streaming, social networking
* 6 practise exam questions based on previous AQA exams
* Terminology glossay appropriate to television game shows