Lord Holmes has urged TV to seize the diversity initiative by scrapping unpaid internships, while hurdles to top creative jobs also emerged as a theme at the Edinburgh International Television Festival last week.
Former Sky commissioner Duncan Gray is to produce an A League of Their Own-style music quiz for Sky 1.
The BBC, ITV and Channel 4 traded blows at the Edinburgh International Television Festival over the scheduling of some of their biggest shows.
Indies basing their productions in Scotland can apply for a chunk of a £1.75m Growth Fund launched by the Scottish government to boost its creative industries.
What the channel controllers’ revealed about their commissioning priorities
Sundog Pictures has beefed up its production team with the appointment of The Island With Bear Grylls series editor Dov Freedman.
TLC orders Ashley Madison doc and Arrow Media wins Smithsonian order.
The major US networks were out in force at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, talking up plans to partner with British talent and achieve a common goal of boosting onscreen diversity.
Google UK managing director Matt Brittin has pledged to work with professional content creators to help grow the level of investment in YouTube.
Edinburgh big-wigs on the BBC ‘clinging to the tit’ and the ‘heavy hand’ of consolidation
Amazon has kicked off a hunt for a range of reality formats as the battle between SVoD platforms moves into non-scripted.
Labour leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to protect the licence fee and reverse BBC funding cuts in a policy document on the arts.
What is the value of a TV channel brand in the digital era, and how is it best realised? Chris Curtis asked a panel of controllers, producers and branding experts
Growing demand for Ultra HD in live sport is driving change in OB technology, from IP delivery to remote production, writes Adrian Pennington
There is no agenda to our transgender comedy, but the issue still required sensitive treatment, says Margot Gavan Duffy
“If knowledge is the ultimate power, then this relentlessly illuminating examination of the past and its legacy could not be more timely.”
Click for the first glimpse of Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic novel by Hartswood Films.
Watch the trailer for Minnow’s army format
Click to view culture secretary John Whittingdale’s grilling by Alastair Stewart on the future of the BBC.
Watch behind the scenes footage from the show’s trailer
Watch the trailer for Swan Film’s First Cut documentary, directed by Marcus Plowright.
Tiger Aspect’s transgender sitcom created by Elliott Kerrigan and Simon Carlyle
Twofour’s fixed-rig format heads to the Welsh capital’s Willows High School.
Channel 4 unveils the trailer for the Shine TV format in which 14 people go on the run from a team of expert hunters.
A first peek at the new-look Hit Entertainment pre-school series
Watch trailer promoting the on-demand radio service
View the consolidated ratings data for the Channel 4 series
Click to see how well the opener of the Love Productions show fared.
View consolidated data for the first episode of ITV’s three-part travelogue from Burning Bright
The second series of Sky Atlantic’s Penny Dreadful concluded with close to 600,000 viewers after almost 450,000 recorded or viewed the final on catch-up TV.
The Kudos drama has become Channel 4’s most-watched drama since 1992.
The consolidated viewing figures for BBC1 comedy Peter Kay’s Car Share.
View the ratings for the series opener
Female-skewing channel takes viewers away from ITV2, but helps grow ITV’s overall audience.
Click to view the consolidated ratings data for the first episode of the fantasy drama
View the consolidated ratings data for the Fifty Fathoms produced drama.
WEDNESDAY: Sue Perkins whipped up a storm for BBC1 on Wednesday night, as Bake Off and her Kolkata travelogue battered the competition.
TV must get rid of the mental health stereotypes, says Jenni Regan
Corporate work can be a valuable addition to your revenue streams, says Nick Underhill
Phillip Schofield and co gave presentation a real point of difference, says Jamie Wilson
Whittingdale’s words were welcome, but BBC is right to be wary
Broadcast’s pick of the rising BAME stars of the TV industry.
Who owns what in the newly consolidated indie sector