Black Mirror (TV series)
Created by Charlie Brooker
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 6 (List of episodes
Broadcast Original channel Channel 4
is a British television drama series created by Charlie Brooker
. The series is produced by Zeppotron
. Regarding the programme's content and structure, Brooker noted, "each episode has a different cast, a different setting, even a different reality. But they're all about the way we live now – and the way we might be living in 10 minutes' time if we're clumsy."
An Endemol press release describes the series as "a hybrid of The Twilight Zone
and Tales of the Unexpected
which taps into our contemporary unease about our modern world", with the stories having a "techno-paranoia" feel. Channel 4
describes the first episode as "a twisted parable for the Twitter
Black Mirror Series 1 was released on DVD on 27 February 2012.
In November 2012, Black Mirror
won the Best TV movie/mini-series award at the International Emmys
Announced on 12 July 2012,
the second series began broadcasting on 11 February 2013. Like the first series, it is made up of three episodes with unconnected narratives.
Robert Downey, Jr. has optioned the episode The Entire History of You, to potentially be made into a film by Warner Bros. and his own production company Team Downey.