Sky non-scripted commissioner James Quinn is leaving the pay-TV broadcaster after two years.
Robson Green is to travel outside of Northumberland for his fourth ITV travelogue – exploring the UK’s coastline.
Dragonfly is to explore the persecution of people with albinism in East Africa in a one-off special for This World.
True North has become the first of Channel 4’s Growth Fund investments to be sold, with Sky acquiring a majority stake in the indie.
A BBC1 thriller based on a best-seller and a big factual returner for BBC2 are among the shows that will debut in the week ahead.
Taboo, BBC1’s eight-part drama series has sold to broadcasters in Spain, Russia, Nordic territories.
Phillip Schofield is heading to South Africa for a three-part series – the latest This Morning segment to be turned into a primetime order.
ITV is scrapping The X Factor spin-off show after 13 years to put more focus on its digital presence.
W has ordered a further two series of John Bishop: In Conversation With… following a successful debut run.
Endemol Shine North is to stream clips of Idris Elba: Fighter on Facebook to entice the ‘Instagram generation’ to Discovery’s kickboxing series.
Scottish current affairs indie Firecrest Films is to diversify into factual formats, features and history and science programming after receiving investment from Channel 4’s Growth Fund.
US broadcasters are ramping up their British drama co-productions, with the next wave of premium scripted shows dominating the US Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour.
The number of young viewers that watched Channel 4’s The Crystal Maze celebrity revival last year was a driving force behind the decision to bring back the cult gameshow for a supersized series.
Rugby leads Whisper’s women’s sports push Channel 4-backed indie Whisper Films is preparing a significant push into women’s sport after winning the contract to produce Women’s Six Nations rugby coverage for BBC2.
British broadcasters are redoubling efforts to fight the phenomenon of fake news after pouring resource into fact-checking units.
Channel 5 is to push into event programming as it searches for big-budget formats to reduce its reliance on Endemol Shine’s Big Brother.
Documentary backers Britdoc has partnered with the BBC in a three-year co-funding and engagement strategy partnership.
UKTV has extended its sales partnership deal with Channel 4 in a deal thought to be worth around £1bn.
Channel 4 and Channel 5 have bumped two primetime shows following poor ratings performances.
Wife Swap is to return to Channel 4 for a Brexit-themed special.
NATPE: BBC entertainment controller Kate Phillips has hailed 2017 as “the year of entertainment” following the launch of Take That-themed format Let It Shine and ITV’s The Voice UK.
NATPE: A+E Networks president and chief executive Nancy Dubuc kicked off the three-day event by addressing the “arms race” for high-end programming and the “complexity of pressure” on channel brands such as Lifetime and Crime + Investigation.
Channel 4 has dipped into its £20m Growth Fund to invest in Glasgow-based Firecrest Films, its first deal in news and current affairs.
Channel 4 commissioner Jilly Pearce is leaving the broadcaster to head up Objective’s US division.