ITV has appointed Sarah Conroy as commissioning editor for drama to cover the maternity leave of Charlie Hampton.
The BBC is developing Sebastian Faulks’ first self-penned screenplay, On Green Dolphin Street, after Eleventh Hour Films picked up the rights to the book.
The BBC continues to feel the strain of the Jimmy Savile scandal after it revealed that Dame Janet Smith’s inquiry into the disgraced presenter has racked-up another £2m in costs.
The acting chair of the BBC Trust, Diane Coyle, has failed to make the shortlist for the full-time position.
MTV has renewed Whizz Kid’s dating series Ex on The Beach for a second series.
The emoticon is to be transformed into a TV star after former CBBC chief Theresa Plummer-Andrews teamed up with French indie OuiDo Productions.
Psychological illusionist Katherine Mills is to perform mentalism and magic on Watch after the channel ordered an Objective Productions format.
ITV’s female-skewing, free-to-air channel ITVBe is to launch on 8 October.
Bectu is to meet with BBC boss Danny Cohen next week following the broadcaster’s decision to scrap in-house programming quotas.
Channel 4 News’ multiplatform head Anna Doble plans to take Radio 1 Newsbeat to the “next level” when she joins the BBC music station later this year.
Tulisa Contostavlos will open up about her Sun on Sunday sting in intimate detail for a BBC3 documentary next week.
The co-founder of beauty business Blow, Dharmash Mistry, has been hired as the BBC’s sixth non-executive director.
The BBC’s main television channels have all posted declines in audience appreciation and reach as Delivering Quality First (DQF) began to bite, according to new figures.
The indie sector’s performance in the Window of Creative Competition (WoCC) improved last year – adding fuel to the fire of the BBC’s decision to scrap quotas.
Ofcom has received over 100 complaints about a Sky News broadcast which showed reporter Colin Brazier rummaging through the belongings of MH17 crash victims.
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