One of the problems people tend to have with traditional TV these days is that it can quickly become all too predictable. From sitcoms to dramas, and even news reports, a lot of the stuff that hits our screens follows the same tried and true formula.

Poking fun at this phenomenon is a rather hilarious and well-done video from the BBC’s Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe program. The clip below hilariously spoofs a typical news report on the economy that you might stumble across on any given news channel.

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Toss in a few random scenes for dramatic effect, an interview here or there, say the right collection of buzzwords and, wallah!, you have yourself a news segment.

This video is pretty golden, right down to the name of the reporter, one Emily Surname.

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