Sky will continue its spate of San Francisco acquisitions at a steady pace over the next year as the seven businesses it has already backed begin to have a direct impact on its business.
Channel 4 will plough £500,000 into training schemes to ensure that people with disabilities make up at least 10% of its 2016 Paralympics production team.
Sky is hunting for more international drama co-pro partners and has targeted broadcasters in Australia and Canada for its next wave of big-budget commissions.
Sweeping changes to the BBC’s factual commissioning team came as a “massive shock” to insiders and are likely to result in the departure of some of the corporation’s highest-profile commissioners.
The BBC’s efforts to reach new audiences with digital storytelling were ratcheted up this week with the unveiling of BBC Taster.
The BBC has banned commissioners from leaving with an idea they developed at the corporation, following last year’s controversy over Prized Apart.
Channel 5 is overhauling its commissioning process, introducing a 12-week cycle designed to provide indies with greater clarity and deliver more ambitious ideas.
Sky News has partnered with Facebook as part of its Stand Up Be Counted (SUBC) initiative for an online debate in which youngsters will grill the major political leaders.
Channel 5 drama Suspects is heading to Australia and Channel 4 has opened its Cutting Edge training scheme. Click for more in today’s round-up.
Channel 4 has moved quickly to recommission Catastrophe after just two episodes of Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney’s sitcom have aired.
ITV is to air its first live boxing match in five years – covering Carl Frampton’s title defence against Chris Avalos.
The Evening Standard’s local television station London Live is to cut 20 jobs and plough the savings into commissioned and acquired content.
Channel 4 has strengthened its Shorts commissioning team with the addition of Little Dot Studios’ content exec Isaac Densu.
ITV has applied for permission from Ofcom to air highlights of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
Channel 4 broadcast and distribution chief technology officer Kevin Burrows is to leave the broadcaster.
The BBC has agreed the sale of its Wales headquarters to Taylor Wimpey.
Alibi has picked up Crossing Lines, while Channel 4 has greenlit a fifth series of The Undateables. Read on for more of the day’s round-up.
Channel 4 will offer fans of The Jump the chance to get involved in the action via a mobile game.
12 Yard Productions’ celebrity parent-and-child format Big Star’s Little Star has been commissioned for a third series by ITV.
BBC director general Tony Hall has suggested that the TV watershed will become increasingly irrelevant as viewing habits change.
Bear Grylls will lead a band of eight celebrities through an unforgiving rainforest in a new I’m A Celebrity-style entertainment format for ITV.
BT Sport is in serious discussions with Gary Lineker over signing the presenter to host its Champions League coverage from next season.
Heather Jones lands a promotion and the CDN’s hunt for a training partner are revealed in today’s round-up.
Gaynor Holmes has been appointed as the permanent head of drama for BBC Scotland.