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Cat Lawson

Studio Lambert eyes entertainment

Unveils label headed by Twofour exec

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New Blood

Eleventh Hour teams with Luti

New Blood indie Eleventh Hour Films has teamed up with Luti Media to develop a slate of dramas.

Prime Suspect

All3Media forges Lynda La Plante ties

Lynda La Plante is set to start developing projects with All3Media after the super-indie picked up the rights to 124 hours of the writer’s crime drama catalogue.


Fraser hunts public films for Yaddo

SVoD documentaries service Yaddo is to commission 125 documentaries from members of the public over the next 12 months.

Clio Barnard

Wellcome bursary opened up to TV

The recipient of a £30,000 Wellcome Screenwriting Fellowship bursary is to be unveiled at a 23 November event.

Midwinter Of Spirit

ITV shuts down northern drama hub

ITV Studios has disbanded its northern drama hub, making four jobs redundant, as it continues to contribute towards ITV’s £25m of planned Brexit savings.

Children on the Frontline duo explore homelessness for C5

The filmmakers behind Syrian doc Children on the Frontline are making a 90-minute doc about homelessness for Channel 5.


Sky prepares 1,000 hours for 2017

Sky is to debut 1,000 hours of original commissions over the next twelve months across Europe with 80 series in production and another 170 in paid development.

Karen Bradley

Culture secretary sets out C4 options Video

Culture secretary Karen Bradley has laid out four different options around the privatisation of Channel 4 but declared that a decision is not imminent.

Bad Sugar

C4's Bad Sugar scores US remake

Merman and Tiger Aspect are to remake Channel 4 pilot Bad Sugar in the US after scoring a deal with Fox.

Jamie Vardy to front Sky Sports series Video

Sky Sports has ordered a six-part series featuring Leicester City and England striker Jamie Vardy’s V9 Academy from Zig Zag.

Cold Feet

120 jobs to go as Brexit bites ITV

ITV is to make 120 jobs redundant across its business to “futureproof” following Brexit.

James Zafar

Obituary: James Zafar, set designer

Tributes have been paid to James Barrie Zafar, set designer of Masterchef and The Great British Bake Off, who has died at age 48 after a battle with cancer.


Diversity: is TV making a difference?

Diversity: is TV making a difference?

With diversity in the industry the subject of much recent debate, Broadcast assembled a panel of experts to discuss what progress has been made and what still needs to be done

Guy Slattery, Vice

Viceland’s UK ratings may not be giving its rivals sleepless nights, but general manager Guy Slattery says that bringing a new angle to broadcasting will reap rewards

SAS: Who Dares Wins, Channel 4

We were warned that shooting in the jungle would be brutal, but with 40°C heat and 95% humidity, the reality was even worse, says Sophie Leonard

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Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild

TV Critics: Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild; Fatal Experiments

“This was gripping enough, but the sideshow of director v subject made for equally fascinating viewing.”



  • Be Your Own Doctor

    Be Your Own Doctor, C4

    Former Bake Off contestant Dr Tamal Ray fronts Love Productions’ medical format alongside Kate Quilton.

  • Nigel Farage Gets His Life Back, BBC2

    Nigel Farage Gets His Life Back, BBC2

    Comedian Kevin Bishop is to play Nigel Farage in a one-off mockumentary.

  • Crazyhead

    Crazyhead, E4

    Comedy horror series about love and friendship produced by Urban Myth Films for Channel 4 in association with Netflix.

  • The Grand Tour

    The Grand Tour, Amazon

    Amazon has unveiled the trailer for Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May’s show.

  • Dark Angel, ITV

    Dark Angel, ITV

    World Productions’ drama about the Victorian serial killer Mary Ann Cotton

  • The Crown, Netflix

    The Crown, Netflix

    Left Bank Pictures’s big-budget biopic about the Queen.

  • Meet The Parents, ITV

    Meet The Parents, ITV

    ITV Studios dating show in which young singletons entrust their parents to find them love 

  • The Lie Detective, C4

    The Lie Detective, C4

    True North brings together couples, exes and singletons to discover the truth about their relationships.

  • The Missing, BBC1

    The Missing, BBC1

    A new case for retired detective Julien Baptiste.

  • Crazyhead

    Crazyhead, E4

    Urban Myth Films’ six-part dark comedy about an unlikely duo of demon hunters is produced in association with Netflix.

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C5's New Lives in the Wild matches ITV

TUESDAY: The second series of Channel 5’s Lives in the Wild launched on a par with ITV’s vehicle-towing format The New Clampers: Where’s My Car.


Laura Mansfield

Could you help to shape the industry?

The Pact Council needs everyone from start-ups to TV veterans, says Laura Mansfield


Competition on the Croisette

Mood upbeat as opportunities abound despite glut of indie start-ups, says Chris Curtis

The Crown

From connectivity to content

Liberty is switching strategy to keep up with rivals, says Kate Bulkley

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Black Mirror

Talking TV: Mipcom & Black Mirror Video

This week Talking TV was in the South of France at the Mipcom market in Cannes to find out about the latest internationally telly trends.

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Broadcast 21 October 2015

Broadcast 21 October 2016

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