ITV is closing in on a deal to buy John De Mol’s Dutch production group Talpa Media.
Ben Cavey’s fledgling label, Cave Bear Productions, has won its first piece of business - a short-form mini-series for Channel 4’s online platform Comedy Blaps.
Cult Channel 4 show TFI Friday is to return for a live 90-minute special in June to celebrate the show’s 20th anniversary.
Naked and Marooned star Ed Stafford is returning to Discovery in a new six-part series from Keo Films.
Overall TV viewing fell slightly in 2014 as the number of people tuning in for more than four hours per day dipped by 7%.
Nick Thorogood is to leave Food Network owner Scripps Network after five years.
The failure of STV Production to win any major drama orders last year led to it missing its revenue target by over £3m.
The Culture, Media and Sport Committee (CMSC) has published the long-awaited findings of its inquiry into the future of the BBC. Broadcast provides a round-up of the industry reaction.
A slight revenue decline at STV Productions did not prevent the broadcaster posting pre-tax profits of £17.3m for 2014 as advertising revenue surged past £100m.
Sky 1 has produced a ‘choose your own adventure’-style Twitter game to support its medical drama Critical.
CBBC will stage an election inside a London school as the centrepiece of its plans to teach children about democracy during the week of the general election.
A year of ratings decline is unlikely to put a major dent in ITV’s earnings as the commercial broadcaster is expected to announce an 8% increase in external revenues next week.
The licence fee is “becoming harder to sustain” and the BBC Trust should be abolished, according to a significant report on the corporation’s future.
Director general Tony Hall has denied the BBC knowingly sold TV Centre to a consortium set up to avoid paying tax in the face of accusations from Labour MP Margaret Hodge.
ITV has entered talks to snatch the UK rights for hit US series Family Guy away from the BBC.
Click to read the letter sent by BBC director of television Danny Cohen to the Hat Trick and Avalon bosses about their BBC3 bid.
Danny Cohen has publically rejected Avalon Entertainment and Hat Trick Productions’ BBC3 rescue bid, arguing that the £100m takeover plan “does not stack up”.
ITV is extending its the Secret Life of… strand with films focused on twins and growing old.
Channel 4 is to highlight the slots available in its schedule for ad-funded programming (AFP) as part of an overview of its strategy at an event tomorrow.
Channel 5 is to investigate domestic disasters including family homes being left flooded in raw sewage for a six-part order from Crackit Productions.
The British government spent nearly £80m on tax credits for high-end TV dramas including Wolf Hall and Game of Thrones in the first year of its incentive scheme.
ITV has commissioned a Gogglebox-esque format in which families will be filmed in their homes reviewing consumer products.
Marvellous, Harry & Paul’s Story of the Twos and Happy Valley have all received three nominations for the Royal Television Society Awards 2013/14.
US broadcaster Discovery is developing a local version of Sky 1’s 50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy.