The Commercial Broadcasters Association (Coba) has pledged to prioritise the protection of children around catch-up content.
Broadcast is hosting its inaugural Indie Summit on 17 March to help producers of all sizes learn from one another. Full Fat TV creative director Colette Foster, who is to appear as part of the Winning That Commission session, reveals her experience of developing returnable formats
BBC1 drama War and Peace is to be translated into Russian after commercial broadcaster Channel One acquired the six-part drama.
Independent producers Charlie Parsons and Waheed Alli have gathered actors including Dame Judi Dench, Steve Coogan and David Oyelowo to defend the BBC against further cuts in a video made by My Week with Marilyn director Simon Curtis.
The growth in online viewing has helped Writers Digital Payments (WDP) pay out £960,000 in royalties to screenwriters whose shows have featured on BBC iPlayer.
David Abraham, Sharon White, Lenny Henry and Tony Hall are among the speakers at a series of events to debate the future of TV. Read on for more
Shine TV has strengthened its features and popular factual teams by promoting two executive producers.
Walking The Himalayas indie October Films has picked up a six-part survival series for Discovery - its third major US commission in the last two months.
In-house development chief Damon Pattison has been appointed to the “business critical” role of BBC Studios head of development.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment managing director Maria Kyriacou has been promoted to international president of ITV Studios.
Electric Ray has landed its first ITV commission – a primetime factual series following Britain’s army of council enforcement officers.
Kudos co-founder Stephen Garrett has launched Character Seven - a scripted production business and begun developing a supernatural series for Hulu.
Peter White investigates the challenges facing broadcasters and producers in the international factual world following this year’s supersized Realscreen event in Washington, DC.
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.
“It is safe to say that this is the greatest TV costume drama of the past decade.”
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
Entries have now opened for this year’s annual Broadcast Indie Survey.
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
Half-year results show new revenue is out there, says Kate Bulkley
Our industry isn’t giving diverse talent the chance to be recognised, says Fraser Ayres
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