James Purnell has argued that decriminalising licence fee evasion would present a “huge risk” to the future of certain BBC services.
BBC1 is to adapt David Walliams’ children’s book The Boy in the Dress for its third Christmas collaboration with the Little Britain Star.
Sky has won a High Court case after it was accused of format infringement over talent format Must Be The Music.
Labour MP John McDonnell has tabled an Early Day Motion in parliament calling on the BBC to reverse its decision to close BBC3 as a television channel.
Ofcom has extended Channel 4’s licence for a further 10 years with the broadcaster’s out of England spend set to triple.
Channel 5 has commissioned seven entertainment-based countdown shows including The Ultimate Action Movies hosted by Vinne Jones.
Discovery Networks International is heading to Siberia to follow a group of wolves after acquiring 90-minute documentary Wolves Unleashed from UK distributor Scorpion TV.
Former GMTV showrunner Martin Frizell is to become the editor of Loose Women.
Channel 4 is to discover what makes the taxman tick in a three-part documentary series from Tiger Aspect.
Turner Broadcasting is to air four new long-form animated comedy series on Cartoon Network after the channel drew a record audience in 2013.
Channel 4 will ask producers to make returning shows up to 3% cheaper so the broadcaster can invest in new content.
London Live is to go head-to-head with the BBC on weekday evenings with topical format Not The One Show.
The Creative Diversity Network needs a “permanent executive structure” if it is to make genuinely significant changes to the sector, the organisation has acknowledged.
E4’s comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Sky Atlantic crime thriller The Following have been recommissioned in the US as part of Fox’s forthcoming slate.
Sky Living suffered technical difficulties on Friday night that led to the failure of an episode of US crime drama The Blacklist to play out.
Michael McIntye’s talk show launched in line with Graham Norton’s 2005 chat show The Bigger Picture on Monday.
“The film was even-handed if not especially illuminating.”
“Worried [it is] going to die if too many of the characters carry on playing to camera.”
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