Discovery Communications and BSkyB’s £350m bid for Channel 5 appears to have been insufficient to land the broadcaster from Northern & Shell.
A delegation of Chinese TV industry executives is heading to London in September to forge ties with UK indies and broadcasters as part of the Screen China event.
Bectu has threatened to derail production on dramas including Call the Midwife and Doctor Who if a long-running pay dispute is not resolved.
Channel 4 has teamed up with Waitrose to create an ad-funded programming (AFP) Saturday morning live cookery show fronted by Steve Jones and Lisa Snowdon.
Channel 4 is to go behind the scenes at Britain’s “prestigious” Shed of the Year competition for a three-part series.
BBC1 has commissioned a second series of crime drama Shetland from ITV Studios.
Click to view the trailer for Zig Zag Production’s reality-romance format I Wanna Marry Harry for Fox.
The number of Netflix subscribers has grown to 14% of the UK’s online population - bolstered by the launch of the service on Virgin Media’s Tivo platform, according to a survey from Decipher Media.
Incoming BBC2 controller Kim Shillinglaw is set to launch an indie charm offensive as she bids to get to grips with unfamiliar genres and make her mark on the channel’s schedule.
ITN weathered a 3% decline in revenues to post a pre-tax profit of £6.6m last year, according to the news specialist’s annual report.
Next month, the likes of ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and The CW will decide which of the US studios’ 100 pilots, including 15 foreign adaptations, will be taken to series.
UKTV is pledging to provide a full response to indies’ pitches within two weeks of submission as part of a wide-ranging overhaul of commissioning.
Big Talk Productions hopes to play a part in boosting industry diversity after completing an “old-fashioned apprenticeship scheme” on the second series of Youngers.
The global arm of AMC Networks is readying plans to launch the Sundance Channel in the UK.
Channel 4 and Twofour’s Educating… franchise is set to be remade in several new territories after Shine International held a producers’ workshop at last week’s MipTV.
Mad Men returned for a seventh series on Wednesday with a meagre audience of 28,500 - as Channel 4’s How to Get a Council House was back with record ratings.
“He undermined his argument with soundbites from the usual Socialist Worker types”
Candidates will have to prove their online ambitions to land job says Chris Curtis
Broadcast’s Talking TV podcast returns with a John Kaye Cooper interview and more on BBC commissioning quotas.
Producer Richard Broke, whose credits included Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years, has died