You Have Been Watching
|You Have Been Watching|
|Genre||Comedy panel game|
|Presented by||Charlie Brooker|
|Opening theme||"Golden Gun" by Suede|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||2|
|No. of episodes||16 (list of episodes)|
|Location(s)||Riverside Studios (2009)
BBC Television Centre (2010)
|Running time||35-40 minutes|
|Original channel||Channel 4
E4 (4 August 2010)
|Original release||7 July 2009– 4 August 2010|
You Have Been Watching is a British comedy panel game presented by Charlie Brooker, produced by Zeppotron for Channel 4 and filmed at BBC Television Centre (pilot and series 2) and Riverside Studios (series 1) in London. It first aired on 7 July 2009, for a weekly eight-episode run. Each week Brooker is accompanied by a panel of three guests. The focus of the quiz is television - before recording, guest panellists watch selected episodes of various television shows. They may then be asked to suggest hypothetical improvements to the format, critically assess it, or to answer quiz questions on the content.
The series had a website, "YHBW! TV Club", providing the show with an interactive element. A topic of next week's show is revealed at the end of each episode so that viewers may watch and submit their own comments.
|Series||Start date||End date||Episodes|
|1||7 July 2009||25 August 2009||8|
|2||15 April 2010||4 August 2010||8|
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