EMS3OI – Television Unit Summative Assignment
“New TV Show Proposal”
MTV.01: Analyze, interpret, and assess the techniques, forms, style, and language of media works to describe
and explain how different media communicate meaning.
MT1.02: Identify and explain how media conventions and techniques influence the creation and interpretation
of media works.
MA1.02: Explain how and why media businesses, sponsors, and advertisers identify and target audiences based
on social and economic factors.
MPV.01: Demonstrate an understanding of the inter-relationship of form, content, and audience by creating
media works for different audiences and purposes.
MP1.01: Select and use the conventions of a particular genre and appropriate techniques to produce media
MP1.02: Select and use the appropriate level of language, tone, and point of view in creating media works for
specific audiences and purposes.
MP2.02 – explain how industry codes, government regulations, and commercial considerations affect the way
in which media businesses operate
As a summative assignment for the Television
Unit, you will create a New TV Show. Your
project will include:
A title page with a visual of the
show’s title and actors playing the
A proposal that includes a
description of the show, the genre
of program, the characters and the
actors who will play them, and the
setting, along with a recommended
day and time slot for the program,
using programming strategies.
A description of the target core
audience that includes the appeal of the show, along with appropriate products to
advertise in the commercial breaks.
Due: Wednesday, December 17th, 2008
New TV Show Proposal
Name: _________________________________________ Date: ________________
Categories Below Level 1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
Knowledge/ Shows very Shows limited Shows some Shows Shows thorough
Understanding limited understanding of understanding of considerable understanding of
understanding of strategies of strategies of understanding of strategies of
the strategies of television television strategies of television
television programming. programming. television programming
Demonstrates a Demonstrates a Demonstrates Demonstrates Demonstrates a
very limited limited some knowledge considerable thorough
knowledge of knowledge of of television knowledge of knowledge of
television television concepts. television television
concepts. concepts. concepts. concepts.
Thinking/ Does not make Makes few Makes some Makes logical Makes insightful
Inquiry logical logical logical inferences about and logical
inferences about inferences about inferences about the TV show’s inferences about
the TV show’s the TV show’s the TV show’s audience. the TV show’s
audience. audience. audience. audience.
Uses creative Uses creative Uses creative Uses creative Uses creative
thinking skills thinking skills thinking skills thinking skills thinking skills
with very limited with limited with moderate with with a high
effectiveness. effectiveness. effectiveness. considerable degree of
Uses the critical Uses the critical Uses the critical Uses the critical Uses the critical
thinking process thinking process thinking process thinking process thinking process
with insufficient with passable with moderate with with a high
effectiveness. effectiveness. effectiveness considerable degree of
Communication Communicates Communicates Communicates Communicates Communicates
ideas with very ideas with ideas with a ideas with ideas with a
limited sense of limited sense of moderate sense considerable strong sense of
audience and audience and of audience and sense of audience and
purpose. purpose. purpose. audience and purpose.
Shows very Shows limited Shows moderate Shows Shows extensive
limited command command of the command of the considerable command of the
of the TV show TV show format. TV show format. command of the TV show format.
format. TV show format.
Application Transfers Transfers Transfers Transfers Transfers
knowledge and knowledge and knowledge and knowledge and knowledge and
skills to new skills to new skills to new skills to new skills to new
contexts with contexts with contexts with contexts with contexts with a
very limited limited some considerable high degree of
effectiveness. effectiveness. effectiveness. effectiveness. effectiveness.