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Jimmy Savile

BBC Savile review delayed indefinitely

1-May-2015

Dame Janet Smith’s review into the culture and practices of the BBC during Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall’s tenure has been delayed indefinitely following an intervention from the Metropolitan Police.

No Offence

Talking TV: BBC Studios and No Offence Video

1-May-2015

Talking TV gets the inside track on Paul Abbott’s new drama No Offence and mulls over the race to run BBC Studios and the Channel 4 entertainment changes.

Big Brother

Sky lands C5 ad sales

1-May-2015

Sky has agreed a deal to handle Channel 5’s ad sales operation - less than a year after vowing to keep the division in-house.

Children on the Frontline

ITN growth fuelled by production arm

1-May-2015

ITN experienced a 5% growth in revenue to £112m in 2014 fuelled by a 44% upsurge in production revenue over the 12 months.

Lily James

A+E Networks boards War and Peace

1-May-2015

US cable group A+E Networks has boarded BBC2’s epic adaptation of War and Peace as part of a landmark deal.

Follow The Money

BBC acquires Danish drama Follow The Money

1-May-2015

BBC4 has picked up Danish drama Follow The Money - a white collar crime thriller from the team behind The Killing and Borgen.

Good Morning Britain

Good Morning Britain down on Daybreak but Q1 offers hope

1-May-2015

ITV has lost 6% of its breakfast audience since the launch of Good Morning Britain - although there have been signs of improvement in the first quarter of 2015.

The Game

BBC Store to undergo major trial

1-May-2015

BBC Worldwide chief executive Tim Davie has confirmed that download-to-own service BBC Store is to enter a major beta trial in June ahead of a full autumn launch.

Emma Swain

BBC factual boss takes on charter renewal role

30-Apr-2015

Emma Swain is to take a year out from her role as controller of factual to help shape BBC television’s approach to commissioning in the run-up to charter renewal.

Tim Hincks

In brief: RTS; Bafta

30-Apr-2015

The RTS Scotalnd Awards nomines have been unveiled, as Tim Hincks prepares to deliver the Bafta TV Lecture. Read on for more.

Victoria Coren Mitchell

Wingspan explores bohemia for BBC4

30-Apr-2015

Wingspan Productions is to explore what it means to be bohemian in a three-part series for BBC4.

Trapped

BBC4 acquires Icelandic thriller

30-Apr-2015

BBC4 has expanded its international drama slate with a 10-part Icelandic series, produced by Baltasar Kormakur, the director of Denzel Washington film 2 Guns.

Adam Richman

Adam Richman to front ITV BBQ series

30-Apr-2015

Man v. Food presenter Adam Richman has been lined up to present a five-part BBQ series for ITV, produced by Stand Up To Cancer producer Whizz Kid Entertainment.

Justin Cunningham

Britespark unearths engineering blunders for Discovery

30-Apr-2015

Sinking skyscrapers and back-to-front bridges are to feature in a BriteSpark Films documentary series for Discovery Networks International.

Alison Owen

Filmmakers' fledging indie secures ITV investment

30-Apr-2015

ITV Studios has acquired a minority stake in Monumental Television, the fledgling indie set up by film producers Alison Owen and Debra Hayward.

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Revealed: top US acquisitions

30-Apr-2015

Superheroes, supernatural surgeons and sleuthing spin-offs are some of the characteristics helping to make acquired US network shows successful on British TV.

Top Gear

Top Gear: what happens now?

30-Apr-2015

The BBC is beginning to pick up the pieces of £50m mega-brand Top Gear after executive producer Andy Wilman resigned and Richard Hammond and James May pledged loyalty to their co-host Jeremy Clarkson.

C4 election

TV’s election plans analysed

30-Apr-2015

Broadcasters line up giant touch screens, fixed-rig cameras and a former director general

Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver serves up healthy-eating docs for C4

29-Apr-2015

Jamie Oliver is back on the campaign trail with two Channel 4 healthy-eating documentary projects.

Stephen Mulhern

ITV pilots Stephen Mulhern daytime show

29-Apr-2015

ITV is shooting a pilot for a daytime format fronted by Catchphrase host Stephen Mulhern.

Liz Taylor

C4 prepares party-planner pilot

29-Apr-2015

Remarkable Television will follow one of Manchester’s foremost party planners in a TX pilot for Channel 4.

Sky Arts

Sky Arts 2 to close

29-Apr-2015

Sky is to merge its two arts channels and hand the newly created Sky Arts an improved slot on its EPG.

Christopher Brogden

Chris Brogden leaves Sky for Tinopolis entertainment role

29-Apr-2015

Sky commissioner Chris Brogden is to join Tinopolis as the super-indie’s first creative director for entertainment in June.

Civilisation

Nutopia to co-pro Civilisation revival

29-Apr-2015

Jane Root’s Nutopia is to co-produce landmark BBC series Civilisation, with former BBC1 controller Michael Jackson acting as executive producer.

The Enfield Haunting

Sky airs targeted Enfield Haunting trailers Video

28-Apr-2015

Sky has kicked off a targeted trailer campaign aimed at north London households for the launch of forthcoming supernatural series The Enfield Haunting.

BBC

Jimmy Savile

BBC Savile review delayed indefinitely

Dame Janet Smith’s review into the culture and practices of the BBC during Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall’s tenure has been delayed indefinitely following an intervention from the Metropolitan Police.

ITV

Good Morning Britain

Good Morning Britain down on Daybreak but Q1 offers hope

ITV has lost 6% of its breakfast audience since the launch of Good Morning Britain - although there have been signs of improvement in the first quarter of 2015.

C4

C4 election

TV’s election plans analysed

Broadcasters line up giant touch screens, fixed-rig cameras and a former director general

C5

Big Brother

Sky lands C5 ad sales

Sky has agreed a deal to handle Channel 5’s ad sales operation - less than a year after vowing to keep the division in-house.

UKTV

David Hasselhoff

David Hasselhoff returns to UKTV

David Hasselhoff is to return to Dave sooner than expected after the channel ordered a second series of his comedy show before the debut run has aired.

Sky

Big Brother

Sky lands C5 ad sales

Sky has agreed a deal to handle Channel 5’s ad sales operation - less than a year after vowing to keep the division in-house.