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The Voice

ITV confirms Talpa talks

27-Feb-2015

ITV has confirmed that it is in “exclusive discussions” to acquire John De Mol’s production company Talpa Media.

The Voice

ITV closes in on John de Mol's Talpa

27-Feb-2015

ITV is closing in on a deal to buy John De Mol’s Dutch production group Talpa Media.

Comedy Blaps

Cave Bear scores debut order from C4's Blaps

27-Feb-2015

Ben Cavey’s fledgling label, Cave Bear Productions, has won its first piece of business - a short-form mini-series for Channel 4’s online platform Comedy Blaps.

TFI Friday

TFI Friday to return for 20th anniversary special

27-Feb-2015

Cult Channel 4 show TFI Friday is to return for a live 90-minute special in June to celebrate the show’s 20th anniversary.

Naked and Marooned

Ed Stafford ties with Keo for Discovery adventure

27-Feb-2015

Naked and Marooned star Ed Stafford is returning to Discovery in a new six-part series from Keo Films.

TV

Thinkbox: decline in heavy TV viewing

27-Feb-2015

Overall TV viewing fell slightly in 2014 as the number of people tuning in for more than four hours per day dipped by 7%.

Nick Thorogood

Nick Thorogood to leave Scripps

26-Feb-2015

Nick Thorogood is to leave Food Network owner Scripps Network after five years.

Rob Woodward

STV Productions hit by lack of drama

26-Feb-2015

The failure of STV Production to win any major drama orders last year led to it missing its revenue target by over £3m.

Wolf Hall

Future of BBC report: industry reaction

26-Feb-2015

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee (CMSC) has published the long-awaited findings of its inquiry into the future of the BBC. Broadcast provides a round-up of the industry reaction.

Catchphrase

STV posts profit despite production dip

26-Feb-2015

A slight revenue decline at STV Productions did not prevent the broadcaster posting pre-tax profits of £17.3m for 2014 as advertising revenue surged past £100m.

Critical

Sky creates Twitter game to support Critical launch Video

26-Feb-2015

Sky 1 has produced a ‘choose your own adventure’-style Twitter game to support its medical drama Critical.

Vote For Me

CBBC plans school election

26-Feb-2015

CBBC will stage an election inside a London school as the centrepiece of its plans to teach children about democracy during the week of the general election.

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ITV’s 2014 in the spotlight

26-Feb-2015

A year of ratings decline is unlikely to put a major dent in ITV’s earnings as the commercial broadcaster is expected to announce an 8% increase in external revenues next week.

Strictly Come Dancing

MPs want BBC Trust axed and query future of the licence fee

26-Feb-2015

The licence fee is “becoming harder to sustain” and the BBC Trust should be abolished, according to a significant report on the corporation’s future.

Margaret Hodge

Margaret Hodge attacks Tony Hall over TVC sale

25-Feb-2015

Director general Tony Hall has denied the BBC knowingly sold TV Centre to a consortium set up to avoid paying tax in the face of accusations from Labour MP Margaret Hodge.

Family Guy

ITV in Family Guy talks

25-Feb-2015

ITV has entered talks to snatch the UK rights for hit US series Family Guy away from the BBC.

Danny Cohen

BBC3: Cohen response to Mulville & Thoday

25-Feb-2015

Click to read the letter sent by BBC director of television Danny Cohen to the Hat Trick and Avalon bosses about their BBC3 bid.

Danny Cohen

Danny Cohen: Avalon/Hat Trick BBC3 bid does not stack up

25-Feb-2015

Danny Cohen has publically rejected Avalon Entertainment and Hat Trick Productions’ BBC3 rescue bid, arguing that the £100m takeover plan “does not stack up”.

Secret Life Of...

ITV explores more Secret Life Of...

25-Feb-2015

ITV is extending its the Secret Life of… strand with films focused on twins and growing old.

Guy Martin's Passion For Life

C4 to brief indies on AFP

25-Feb-2015

Channel 4 is to highlight the slots available in its schedule for ad-funded programming (AFP) as part of an overview of its strategy at an event tomorrow.

You Deserve This House

Crackit finds disaster homes for C5

25-Feb-2015

Channel 5 is to investigate domestic disasters including family homes being left flooded in raw sewage for a six-part order from Crackit Productions.

Galavant

Treasury invests £80m in drama tax credits

25-Feb-2015

The British government spent nearly £80m on tax credits for high-end TV dramas including Wolf Hall and Game of Thrones in the first year of its incentive scheme.

gogglebox_The-Tapper-Family

ITV orders consumer review format with a twist

25-Feb-2015

ITV has commissioned a Gogglebox-esque format in which families will be filmed in their homes reviewing consumer products.

RTS-TVJ-Awards

Trio of BBC shows lead RTS Awards nominations

25-Feb-2015

Marvellous, Harry & Paul’s Story of the Twos and Happy Valley have all received three nominations for the Royal Television Society Awards 2013/14.

50-ways-to-kill-your-mammy

Discovery develops 50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy for US

25-Feb-2015

US broadcaster Discovery is developing a local version of Sky 1’s 50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy.

BBC

Wolf Hall

Future of BBC report: industry reaction

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee (CMSC) has published the long-awaited findings of its inquiry into the future of the BBC. Broadcast provides a round-up of the industry reaction.

ITV

The Voice

ITV confirms Talpa talks

ITV has confirmed that it is in “exclusive discussions” to acquire John De Mol’s production company Talpa Media.

C4

Comedy Blaps

Cave Bear scores debut order from C4's Blaps

Ben Cavey’s fledgling label, Cave Bear Productions, has won its first piece of business - a short-form mini-series for Channel 4’s online platform Comedy Blaps.

C5

You Deserve This House

Crackit finds disaster homes for C5

Channel 5 is to investigate domestic disasters including family homes being left flooded in raw sewage for a six-part order from Crackit Productions.

UKTV

Lizard Lick Towing

UKTV Play personalisation trial underway

UKTV has identified three distinct groups that use its VoD service as it trials a recommendation engine to increase usage.

Sky

Critical

Sky creates Twitter game to support Critical launch Video

Sky 1 has produced a ‘choose your own adventure’-style Twitter game to support its medical drama Critical.