Charlie Higson has drawn inspiration from Indiana Jones and classic 1930s horror movies for his ITV drama series based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde.
Come Dine With Me creator Nell Butler has called on broadcasters to replicate UKTV’s Formats Lab scheme to inspire the next generation of formatted programmes.
Former BBC Productions chief creative officer Pat Younge and ex-Boom Pictures boss Lorraine Heggessey are to help Channel 4 ramp up its indie investment push.
Channel 5 will peer into the lives of the less fortunate at Christmas with an ambitious four-part documentary from Crackit Productions.
BBC1 is hunting for a Saturday night entertainment show that can deliver “huge scale and sense of event” following the failure of in-house format Tumble.
Channel 4 and BBC1 lead the nominations for the Broadcast Awards 2015 after being shortlisted in multiple categories, including Channel of the Year.
Voltage TV is to investigate the booming British property market in a fast turnaround documentary for Channel 4.
ITV has commissioned a ninth series of long-running Phillip Schofieldgameshow The Cube.
Period murder mystery drama Grantchester is to return to ITV in 2015 after a strong debut series.
Sunset + Vine has picked up the production contract for Channel 4’s coverage of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
BBC Academy and Creative Skillset are teaming up to launch a pilot scheme offering free career advice to television freelancers.
The tax break for live-action kids’ programming is expected to be given the green-light by the government after chancellor George Osborne threw his support behind the plans.
Sky has ordered a documentary about penguins from in-house production arm Sky Vision.
An ITV documentary is to explore the effects of war on three young women whose soldier husbands were killed in Afghanistan.
West Midlands Police have arrested a man in connection with organised dog fighting as a result of Penny Woolcock’s Channel 4 documentary Going To The Dogs.
Channel 5 is to follow another group of pensioners as they blow their children’s inheritance and winter fuel allowance on cheap booze and holidays with a super-sized renewal of OAPs Behaving Badly.
The BBC Trust is considering a request to launch an investigation into Top Gear’s Argentina special from the country’s UK ambassador.
The biggest-ever run of Pointless Celebrities forms part of a new multi-series deal for the long-running BBC format.
ITV has added to its drama slate with an ambitious ten-part series inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson novel The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
The director of Channel 4 documentary The Paedophile Next Door has revealed its subject agreed to appear on TV in an attempt to encourage others to seek help.
Equestrian sports and lifestyle channel Horse & Country TV is preparing to launch in Australia next year and plans to develop a range of local programming.
British barrister Judge Rinder is to return to ITV with a super-sized daytime order.
The scandal surrounding 18th century aristocrat Lady Seymour Worsley is to be turned into a one-off factual drama produced by Wall to Wall for BBC2.
Chalkboard TV will bring festive cheer to ITV2 with its first UK commission exploring office Christmas parties.