The BBC is developing Sebastian Faulks’ first self-penned screenplay, On Green Dolphin Street, after Eleventh Hour Films picked up the rights to the book.
The BBC continues to feel the strain of the Jimmy Savile scandal after it revealed that Dame Janet Smith’s inquiry into the disgraced presenter has racked-up another £2m in costs.
Love Productions will meet with Channel 4 to discuss the future of Immigration Street after some residents lobbied the indie to stop filming.
Former Curtis Brown agent Tally Garner has set up an indie and struck a distribution partnership with Endemol.
Psychological illusionist Katherine Mills is to perform mentalism and magic on Watch after the channel ordered an Objective Productions format.
ITV has appointed Sarah Conroy as commissioning editor for drama to cover the maternity leave of Charlie Hampton.
The UK version of The X Factor is to air overseas for the first time after RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network struck a deal with sister firm Fremantle Media.
Welsh indie Rondo Media is to produce a Grandstand-style Sunday sports magazine show for S4C.
MTV has renewed Whizz Kid’s dating series Ex on The Beach for a second series.
The acting chair of the BBC Trust, Diane Coyle, has failed to make the shortlist for the full-time position.
The emoticon is to be transformed into a TV star after former CBBC chief Theresa Plummer-Andrews teamed up with French indie OuiDo Productions.
Sky Sports News is to jump up the EPG following a relaunch in which it will move to an upgraded studio and increase its focus on a revamped suite of apps and its social media.
Tulisa Contostavlos will open up about her Sun on Sunday sting in intimate detail for a BBC3 documentary next week.
Sky head of factual Celia Taylor has had her role expanded to include responsibility for entertainment commissioning at the broadcaster.
The co-founder of beauty business Blow, Dharmash Mistry, has been hired as the BBC’s sixth non-executive director.
TUESDAY: Channel 4’s audience for thriller Utopia remained steady although it was outperformed by Sarah Millican on BBC2 and Channel 5’s Big Brother.
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