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E4 The home of friends.
Member Name: niklas89
Date: 02/12/09, updated on 02/12/09 (55 review reads)
Advantages: Good shows
Disadvantages: Can be repetative
I dont watch an awful lot of TV but I must admit to loving E4. The range of shows are all, in my opinion brilliant. I can understand why alot of people would not be tempted to watch this channel at all as its aimed mainly at a small and very specific audience in general, namely young adults, (although there are always exceptions to this) with possibly a slight Americanised culture, as the large majority of shows at peak times are American sitcoms such as, Friends-of which numerous episodes are shown daily, My name is Earl, Scrubs, How I met your mother and other programs like this are shown intermitently throughout the year, normally for a series at a time. That said E4 does have a small number of shows that are based in England that are easy to relate to and reflect certain cultures within our own country, such as Skins and Shameless, which are among some of the most popular shows for the young adult generation.
E4 tends to be quite predictable in terms of its scheduleing, with the day starting with teen drama type programs such as One Tree Hill, The OC and Gilmour girls, up until early afternoon where you can get anything from The Simple life to Coach Trip and the like. Then in the evening you get Friends at the same time every night followed by whatever series they are showing at the time ie. Scrubs and a few other programs followed by the same two episodes of Friends shown earlier in the night, then moving onto the 'main' show of the night at 9 o clock, for example the brand new series of Scrubs or My name is Earl.
In addition to E4 there is E4+1 which shows the exact same programes and schedule but exactly 1 hour later which is handy if you miss your much loved programes or have to work late- as so often happens with me. I think I would put E4 in my list of favorite TV channels because the shows on offer are all shows which appeal to me, however because all the shows are very similar if you dont like thier kind of entertainment you probably wont like a lot of the shows.
Summary: One of my favorite channels.