Newly-installed BBC Trust chairman Rona Fairhead has argued that the licence fee is “not a problem that needs to be fixed” as the government prepares to consider all options for the corporation’s future funding during charter renewal.
The stars of a Venice Beach freak show are to feature on Fox UK after the broadcaster acquired a reality series from Endemol.
Channel 4 is developing a drama about a group of British-born Muslims who join the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis) with Liza Marshall’s fledgling indie Archery Pictures.
Animal Planet has ordered Meet The Orangutans, an eight-part follow up to its hit series Meet The Sloths.
Caroline Raphael, the BBC Radio 4 commissioner behind shows including Little Britain, is to leave the BBC after 31 years.
Yalli Productions is to pilot a gameshow format for Channel 4 in which contestants must agree how to divide up a prize pot into unequal amounts.
Jonathan Ross has signed up for a further two series of his ITV chat show – keeping him on the channel until at least the end of 2015.
BBC deputy director of news Fran Unsworth has been appointed director of BBC World Service group.
The BBC Trust has ruled that Radio 1’s Big Weekend seriously breached the corporation’s editorial guidelines after acts including Lily Allen swore during their live sets.
ITV has ordered its first original commission for Sky pay-TV channel Encore, a Sean Bean-fronted drama about Frankenstein.
Channel 4 has teamed up with Box TV and events company Live Nation to broadcast a series of performances from Manchester’s Platform Festival.
US cable network BBC America has boarded Working Title Television’s BBC2 thriller London Spy.
FRIDAY: Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell and Noel Gallagher helped Gogglebox to a record high of 4.3m as part of Channel 4’s Stand Up To Cancer event.
Oxford Scientific Films will explore the story of legendary racehorse Frankel in a Channel 4 documentary ahead of Royal Ascot next year.
Ceri Thomas, the BBC’s former head of news programmes, has been confirmed as the permanent editor of Panorama.
Sky has cancelled Sky Atlantic comedy Mr Sloane, starring Nick Frost, and Chris Addison’s Sky Living sitcom Trying Again.
The Undateables producer Betty is to follow singletons with hidden medical conditions including alopecia and hyperhidrosis as they try to find love in a dating format for TLC.
Bands, choirs and solo artists are to perform a selection of Frank Sinatra songs for a BBC1 entertainment show celebrating the centenary of the singer’s birth.
Sony-backed indie Electric Ray is to make a studio show for Channel 4 in which host Richard Bacon will shine a spotlight on inequality in Britain.
CBS has launched an online video service in the US which will allow subscribers to access live TV and watch series including The Good Wife, Blues Brothers and Survivor on-demand.
Click to watch the trailer for Grayson Perry’s forthcoming Swan Films show for Channel 4
ITV has agreed a deal with Little Dot Studios to manage its growing network of YouTube channels.
The number of subscribers to Sky’s premium Sky Go Extra service hit 1.5m as its quarterly profit jumped by more than 10%.
The BBC has come under pressure to open up about its plans to overhaul the terms of trade amid concern that some true indies could lose out as a result of any changes.
More than a fifth of parents with children aged between five and 15 “have concerns” about pre-watershed television content, according to an Ofcom study.