Shine TV’s former managing director Kelly Webb-Lamb has joined Channel 4 as head of factual entertainment.
Discovery Networks International (DNI) could be asked to make redundancies in the UK and around the world after the global factual broadcaster revealed a major cost cutting plan.
Tony Hall has poured cold water on speculation that he will reorganise the BBC around its Reithian values and made clear that strong channel brands remain central to his plans.
E4 comedy drama Foreign Bodies is to launch in the US after TNT came on board as a co-producer.
A+E Networks is planning a major push on first-look deals with UK producers as it aims to establish its international distribution business globally.
Channel 5 is resurrecting makeover format House Doctor as part of a multi-million pound move back into original daytime commissioning.
Dancer Akram Khan is to create and stage a work in British factories in a one-off Channel 4 documentary from Grayson Perry’s producers.
Strictly Come Dancing and Top Gear boss Katie Taylor has become the third senior BBC Studios executive to announce their departure in less than a week.
BBC Studios head of factual Natalie Humphreys has become the latest executive to leave the corporation.
A report analysing the consequences of privatising Channel 4 has claimed a sale would be “overwhelmingly negative” for producers, advertisers and the overall economy – and mooted BT as the most likely UK buyer.
John Whittingdale has revealed that the BBC sometimes drives him “insane” in unguarded comments at an event at Cambridge University.
ITN has reported its sixth consecutive year of growth after increasing its operating profit by £1m over the past year.
The BBC could again be frustrated in its efforts to lure a high-profile external executive into a major new content role after an attempt to hire former Channel 4 boss Michael Jackson stalled.
Arrow Media is to track Carol Vorderman’s attempt to become the ninth woman to fly solo around the world for a Channel 5 documentary.
The BBC is in advanced talks to move Line Of Duty from BBC2 to BBC1 after the hit police corruption drama delivered record ratings.
Leicester City’s Premier League victory helped BBC Sport to record numbers, as The Night Manager and Thirteen generated 308m BBC iPlayer requests in March.
A row has erupted over reports that the government plans to intervene in BBC scheduling decisions to protect commercial rivals.
Ahead of Cannes Lion’s new creative strand, Lion Entertainment, Broadcast brought together four industry experts to explore the future of brand-funded programming.
Comedy duo David Mitchell and Robert Webb are reuniting for a Channel 4 comedy pilot.
Minnow Films is following up SAS: Who Dares Wins by putting 20 ordinary men and women through the rigorous recruitment processes of Britain’s intelligence services for a new Channel 4 series.
Mark Freeland’s departure is expected to herald more changes at BBC Studios, with sources suggesting new director Mark Linsey wants its genre heads to be business rather than creative leaders.
The BBC is to publish new commissioning guidelines for producers by the end of the summer as part of a renewed drive to “hardwire” diversity into its culture.
Peaky Blinders producer Caryn Mandabach has warned the BBC to “stay away” from whodunnit-style dramas as it strives to find a distinctive voice.
Big Talk Productions is developing a comedy for ITV starring Friends actress Courtney Cox.