London Live wants to radically reduce its commitment to primetime local programming under plans submitted to Ofcom.
BSkyB will collectively commission original content across Italy and Germany as part of the creation of Sky Europe with a total programming budget of £4.6 billion.
Channel 5 is to resurrect The Walking Dead after successful lobbying from fans of the zombie drama.
Amazon is piloting an adaptation of Philip K Dick’s novel The Man In The High Castle from Greenbird-backed UK indie Big Light Productions.
BSkyB’s creation of a pan-regional European pay-TV giant have increased the chances of the company being acquired by telcos such as Vodafone, according to analysts.
BSkyB has completed a deal to create Sky Europe, bringing together Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland in a multi-billion pound deal.
Bectu, the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) and Unite have called on BBC News to only consider internal candidates for the latest crop of vacancies to counter the impact of imminent redundancies.
Kids producer Cake Entertainment has bought back the majority stake in the business acquired by Spanish indie Zinkia.
A New York city councillor has appealed for broadcasters and production companies to adhere to a code of conduct to improve working conditions for reality television producers and writers.
Ten Alps’ shareholders have ploughed £300,000 into the company for “business development and general working capital requirements”.
E4 achieved its best-ever share of 16-34 year-old viewers over the first half of 2014 on the back of US imports and original shows, such as Made in Chelsea.
ITV commissioners Richard Klein, Elaine Bedell, Helen Warner, Paul Mortimer and Steve November revealed their wish-lists at ITV’s annual Producers’ Forum earlier this week.
MTV UK is trialling fledgling mobile social network Tunepics for the current series of Geordie Shore.
Barcroft Media will invest hundreds of thousands of pounds into developing a premium multichannel network (MCN) after commissioning its first presenter-led YouTube series.
BBC Worldwide chief executive Tim Davie has revealed that global drama channel BBC First will offer UK indies major scripted opportunities after its launch this summer.
THURSDAY: Channel 4’s The Secret Life of Students and Channel 5’s Black Market Britain endured disappointing climaxes as the Commonwealth Games grabbed the lion’s share of the peak time audience.
“A film that was little more than a space-filler.”
The latest edition of Talking TV runs the rule over the BBC Trust’s television services review and Sky’s 70% stake in Love Productions.
TV can do more to stop talented women leaving the industry just when they reach their creative peak, says Kate Beal