ITV News at Ten’s will undergo a major editorial refresh later this year in the hands of new anchor Tom Bradby - as the race to replace the outgoing political editor hots up.
Sara Cox, Grace Dent and Sophie Ellis-Bextor are heading to Watch after the pay-TV broadcaster commissioned three authored documentaries from Cactus TV.
Michael Buerk and Twofour are to bring destroyed Roman town Pompeii back to life using CGI in a single documentary for ITV.
TLC orders Ashley Madison doc and Arrow Media wins Smithsonian order.
Fox International Channels (FIC) is on the brink of launching a free-to-air channel with a raft of National Geographic factual content, as the battle for the free-to-air market heats up.
Former Sky commissioner Duncan Gray is to produce an A League of Their Own-style music quiz for Sky 1.
Channel 4 has struck an agreement with a new GroupM Entertainment-style content financing agency to offer top-up funding for original commissions.
Lord Holmes has urged TV to seize the diversity initiative by scrapping unpaid internships, while hurdles to top creative jobs also emerged as a theme at the Edinburgh International Television Festival last week.
The BBC remains on high alert despite culture secretary John Whittingdale’s conciliatory tone at Edinburgh, and is planning a series of set pieces to make the case for its future.
Louis Theroux’s first theatrical feature documentary, My Scientology Movie, is to launch at this year’s London Film Festival.
The News Media Association (NMA) has called on the BBC to “significantly tighten” the scope of its online news service and collaborate rather than compete with the commercial news sector.
Chocolate Media will follow attempts by the Landmark Trust to complete two ambitious building restorations for a Channel 4 series.
The deadline to enter the Broadcast Awards has been extended to Friday 11 September, giving hopefuls an extra seven days to submit programmes, channels and businesses.
Labour leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to protect the licence fee and reverse BBC funding cuts in a policy document on the arts.
Channel 5 is cooking up more original kids commissions with a 52-part animated chef comedy from Cloudbabies indie Hoho Entertainment.
The BBC has agreed a deal with the Rugby Football League to extend its coverage until 2020, while Channel 4 has handed a Tern daytime format a primetime commission.
Tony Hall is mulling plans to cut a further 3,000 BBC jobs, close two minor TV or radio stations and increase repeats on BBC1 and BBC2, aaccording to The Sunday Times.
Fremantle Media International has picked up the global rights to Kudos-produced BBC1 drama Capital.
Channel 4 chief creative officer Jay Hunt has claimed that growing consolidation in the indie sector has had a negative impact on creativity.
Danny Cohen has guaranteed that BBC2 will not be closed down, but warned that all of the corporation’s television channels will face cuts following its funding deal.
George Faber is to produce a Channel 4 drama series which will explore the impact on a fictional public figure after they are accused of historical sexual misconduct.
BBC2 has acquired Versailles, the English-language Canal+ drama written by Simon Mirren and David Wolstencroft, and ordered a music series from Reef Television.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has cast doubt over the lawfulness of quotas but backed Lenny Henry’s call to ring-fence funds and create diversity databases.
Ten Alps indie Films of Record will track a police investigation into a teenage murder in an ambitious documentary series for Channel 4.