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This is Us

C4 acquires NBC's This is Us

23-Sep-2016

Channel 4 has picked up the UK broadcast rights to NBC’s relationship drama This is Us from Twentieth Century Fox Distribution.

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BBC tests holographic TV

23-Sep-2016

The BBC’s future-thinking R&D department has created a holographic TV experiment inspired by the infamous Princess Leia scene in Star Wars.

The Society Game

ESG collaborates on South Korean reality format

22-Sep-2016

Endemol Shine has teamed up with one of Asia’s leading content companies CJ E&M to co-produce a reality format that launches in South Korea next month.

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Sky News and ITN land Emmys

22-Sep-2016

Sky News and ITN have picked up International Emmys for their news coverage.

GBBO

GBBO: Berry exits as Hollywood signs up

22-Sep-2016

Paul Hollywood has signed a three-series deal to continue to front The Great British Bake Off as Mary Berry revealed she will depart following its move to Channel 4.

GBBO

BBC firms up supplier ties

22-Sep-2016

The BBC is quietly reaffirming the relationships behind some of its biggest indie-produced shows, including Sherlock, Call The Midwife and The Apprentice, after losing The Great British Bake Off to Channel 4.

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What is next for ITV drama?

22-Sep-2016

Leading drama producers have called for ITV to be bold and brave to sustain the momentum created by former director of drama Steve November, which has contributed to its main channel’s audience share rising by 5.5%.

X Factor

X Factor back as ITV seals deal

22-Sep-2016

ITV’s deal to renew The X Factor comes as the entertainment juggernaut’s back-to-basics format appears to have stemmed the show’s declining audiences.

A Question Of Sport

BBC in £250m content promise

22-Sep-2016

The BBC is to put £250m of programming up for grabs over the next two years as part of its landmark tendering plans.

Paralympics

C4 set to continue Paralympics contract

21-Sep-2016

Channel 4 is set to remain the UK’s Paralympic rights holder until 2020, covering the next two Paralympic Games in PyeongChang and Tokyo.

Puppy Secrets: The First 6 Months

Plimsoll studies puppies for ITV

21-Sep-2016

ITV is to explore the abilities of puppies in a two-part series from Life of Dogs indie Plimsoll Productions.

The Night Of

The Night Of racks up 2.5m downloads

21-Sep-2016

Sky Atlantic drama The Night Of has been viewed more than 2.5m times after the broadcaster made the entire series available on-demand ahead of its linear broadcast.

The Autistic Gardener

C4 orders Autistic Gardener spin-off

21-Sep-2016

Channel 4 has commissioned Betty to produce a spin-off series of The Autistic Gardener fronted by garden designer Alan Gardner.

The Great Indoors

ITV2 heads for The Great Indoors

21-Sep-2016

ITV2 has acquired CBS sitcom The Great Indoors to boost its comedy offering. 

Commissioning Forum

Commissioning Forum: 140 speed meetings available

21-Sep-2016

More than 140 commissioner speed meetings are available at the Broadcast Commissioning Forum, which will take place on 3 November.

Fearne Cotton

In brief: Huffington Post, Ginx TV; Cartoon Network

21-Sep-2016

Fearne Cotton is to front a HuffPo series, Sky & ITV have backed eSports channel Ginx TV and Cartoon Network has launched a VR game. Click for more

Saturday Kitchen Live

James Martin resurrects indie

21-Sep-2016

TV chef James Martin has landed two commissions after relaunching his indie Blue Marlin Television.

Inside Obama's White House

BBC dominates Grierson shortlist

20-Sep-2016

The BBC has dominated the final shortlist for the 44th Grierson Awards, picking up 27 nominations including all four presenter nominees.

Drunk History

In brief: Drunk History; Mip China; Steel Panther; TVF sales

20-Sep-2016

Comedy Central is returning to Drunk History for a third run, while Mip is expanding to China.

Killers

Pick pushes into true crime

20-Sep-2016

Woodcut Media has secured its first two crime documentary series for Sky’s free-to-air channel Pick as the channel continues to push into original commissions.

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Schofield to meet Prince Philip for ITV

19-Sep-2016

Spun Gold is teaming up with Phillip Schofield to shine a spotlight on the history of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) in an ITV documentary.

BBC Wales

BBC Wales plans £9m savings

19-Sep-2016

BBC Wales is seeking to save £9m per year by 2022 as part of a major shake-up of senior management and commissioning staff.

This Morning

ITV plans This Morning live event

19-Sep-2016

ITV daytime stalwart This Morning is to be turned into a live visitor experience.

Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones breaks Emmy record

19-Sep-2016

Game of Thrones broke a record set by Frasier 12 years ago to scoop the highest number of Emmys won by a fictional series.

Cristina Nicolotti Squires

5 News editor moves to Sky

16-Sep-2016

5 News editor Cristina Nicolotti Squires has been appointed director of content at Sky News.

BBC

BBC tests holographic TV

The BBC’s future-thinking R&D department has created a holographic TV experiment inspired by the infamous Princess Leia scene in Star Wars.

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ITV

Victoria

What is next for ITV drama?

Leading drama producers have called for ITV to be bold and brave to sustain the momentum created by former director of drama Steve November, which has contributed to its main channel’s audience share rising by 5.5%.

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C4

This is Us

C4 acquires NBC's This is Us

Channel 4 has picked up the UK broadcast rights to NBC’s relationship drama This is Us from Twentieth Century Fox Distribution.

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C5

Cristina Nicolotti Squires

5 News editor moves to Sky

5 News editor Cristina Nicolotti Squires has been appointed director of content at Sky News.

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UKTV

Watching You

Gogglebox-inspired Gold format leads UKTV slate

A Gogglebox-inspired show in which some of the UK’s best-loved comedy duos watch their favourite classic comedies is among a raft of commissions unveiled by UKTV.

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Sky

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Sky News and ITN land Emmys

Sky News and ITN have picked up International Emmys for their news coverage.

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