Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham has said the broadcaster would “operate to a different heartbeat” should it be privatised.
Producers have praised Richard Klein’s indie relations skills after he stepped down as ITV’s director of factual.
Two of Endemol Shine Group’s highest-profile former executives have established a new-breed production company dedicated to entertainment formats.
The BBC has revealed a seven-strong line-up of presenters for the reboot of Top Gear, with Formula 1 commentator Eddie Jordan among those joining co-hosts Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc.
ITV has commissioned a fourth series of detective drama Endeavour from Mammoth Screen.
Dave is taking a group of British pest controllers down under to tackle Australian critters, in a 20-part series from Popkorn TV.
CBBC has ordered an adaptation of Jill Murphy’s classic kids book The Worst Witch and a candid camera prank show to air later this year.
BT Sport is to trial object-based broadcasting technology on its MotoGP coverage after securing a slice of a £4m investment from an EU research and innovation fund.
Channel 5’s pursuit of younger, more affluent viewers has taken a step forward with a major onscreen facelift and a raft of fresh, broader commissions.
The producers of The Jump have admitted that it is impossible to manage all the risks associated with snow-based sports after a number of serious injuries on the Channel 4 show.
US broadcasters are hunting for the next Modern Family, with UK indie Kindle Entertainment getting in on the act as family comedies dominate the line-up of around 85 scripted pilots ordered for the 2016/17 season.
Two series exploring the worlds of cats and council enforcement officers are among Richard Klein’s final factual commissions for ITV.
Live-action for tweens, non-dialogue animation and gender-neutral programming will be among the key themes at Kidscreen. Ann-Marie Corvin takes a look at what’s on offer
From demanding clients to tech innovation, the bosses of the firms shortlisted for this year’s Broadcast Awards discuss the challenges and opportunities in the sector.
Feeling the series was lacking something, we brought in our own staff to give the restaurant an identity - and provide some familiar faces to keep viewers coming back, says Nicola Lloyd
“How to Die: Simon’s Choice was a beautiful, careful, measured film.”
Twofour examines the life of the Royal Navy Sailor school.
Channel 4 was set up to provide an alternative voice in broadcasting and reflect British diversity.
BBC3 trails its move online with a promise to provoke
Watch Ellen Page’s exploration of LGBTQ issues for Vice’s forthcoming linear channel
Icelandic drama following the murder of a man in small town, which is cut off from the outside world
French comedy-drama set in an Afghan restaurant
The dark and edgy Danish supernatural thriller joins Channel 4’s foreign-language VoD service
iPlayer original comedy-drama charting the ’80s snooker battle between Alex Higgins and Steve Davis.
The Fox re-boot is set to return in February.
Contestants will take part in a variety of driving challenges in the BBC in-house series.
Deutschland 83 has become the highest-rated foreign-language scripted show since 2006
Gains made by War and Peace, Sherlock and Deutschland 83.
The number of consumers prepared to pay for VoD services will exceed those who will use free VOD services
See how well the series opener performed.
The superhero series added 1m consolidated viewers to become Sky 1’s highest-rated series launch in three years.
How the rival formats have fared in the ratings battle.
Viewing data for ITV Studio’s controversial drama.
View the consolidated ratings data for the series nine launch.
Click to see how the BBC1 format performed on its return to the Saturday night schedule.
View the consolidated ratings data for the Channel 4 series
Channel 4 was named Channel of the Year at this year’s Broadcast Awards, where it notched up seven prizes, including a clean sweep in the factual categories.
WEDNESDAY: West Brom’s penalty shootout win over Peterborough failed to match recent FA Cup ties on BBC1, while controversial documentary How To Die: Simon’s Choice performed solidly for BBC2.
Entries have now opened for this year’s annual Broadcast Indie Survey.
The not-for-profit PSB finds there is great value in taking risks, says Chris Curtis
Despite some hits, Watch’s identity had become insistent. We needed to refocus on the viewer, writes Steve North
Deals with Discovery and ITV show new pragmatic approach
Be part of the debate to define the direction television needs to be taking, urges Des Freedman
A database giving producers a quick reference of the array of talent who applied for and attended the BBC Academy Expert Voices training days across the UK
Talking TV looks back over a fortnight of seismic change at the top of the industry including the decision to axe the role of BBC2 controller after 50 years and Peter Fincham’s departure from ITV.
Who owns what in the newly consolidated indie sector