Wise Up (TV series)

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Wise Up was a factual children's television series broadcast for nine series on Sunday mornings[1] between 1995 and 2000 on Channel 4 (UK)[2] and T4. It was produced by Carlton Productions and nominated for a BAFTA in 1996.[3] As part of the 25th Anniversary of Channel 4, Wise Up was featured in the Radio Times.[4] As well as reports, there were also regular features such as a feature called Knowing Me, Knowing You.[5] It led to the formation of Wised Up Productions[6] involving Mick Robertson and Simon Morris.[7] It led to the formation of Wised Up Productions[8] involving Mick Robertson and Simon Morris.[9] In point of fact Simon Morris did not contribute to Wise Up. He did however contribute to the catalogue of programmes produced by WisedUp an independent production company.[10] It was similar to a BBC programme called Ipso Facto.[11][12] In December 1999 there was an hour-long special called Wise Up: Teenagers On The Line[13] in which a 15 year old girl traveled from London to Paris and Bamako to explore teenage life in different countries each on the Greenwich Meridian Line. The programme was directed by Martin Wallace and nominated for a Children's BAFTA in 2000.[14]

Awards[edit]

' 1995 1996 1997 1998
BAFTA Nominated for Best Children’s Programme – factual Children’s factual Children’s factual Nominated for Best Children’s Programme – factual
Emmy Award Children & Young people Children & Young people Children & Young people
Peabody Award Award
Prix Europa Television Programme of the Year 1995 – Youth Category SPECIAL COMMENDATIONS – Youth Category:
Prix Jeunesse Award
Royal Television Society Factual

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0305142/
  3. ^ BFI | Film & TV Database | WISE UP. Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  4. ^ [2][dead link]
  5. ^ Help me?! old 90's tv shows name!?. Forums.doyouremember.co.uk. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  6. ^ http://www.imdb.com/company/co0104439/
  7. ^ Morris, Simon. (2007-08-09) Simon Morris-Producer: Nickelodeon-Bullying Special (BAFTA nominated). Simonmorris.blogspot.com. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  8. ^ http://www.imdb.com/company/co0104439/
  9. ^ Morris, Simon. (2007-08-09) Simon Morris-Producer: Nickelodeon-Bullying Special (BAFTA nominated)
  10. ^ Mick Robertson - Exec Producer Wise Up. Mick Robertson Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  11. ^ BFI | Film & TV Database | IPSO FACTO. Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  12. ^ sausageNet Nostalgia Forums – Ipso facto. Sausagenet.org (15 January 2007). Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  13. ^ [3]
  14. ^ [4]

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