Fledgling indie 7 Wonder has landed its first kids’ commission for CBeebies, hosted by technology vlogger Maddie Moate.
Sue Perkins-fronted panel show Insert Name Here has secured a full series for BBC2 following two pilot episodes.
Channel 5 is doubling down on docu-dramas from its in-house production division to beef up its high-end history output.
BBC1 is to celebrate the career of David Attenborough with a 90th birthday tribute and a one-off film about bioluminescence for BBC2.
BBC2 is to celebrate the career of Stephen Fry in a documentary produced by Whizz Kid Entertainment and Bafta Productions.
BBC2 will celebrate the best of the Jeremy Clarkson Top Gear years with a two-part “extravaganza” this Christmas.
Ray Winstone is to play The War of the Worlds author H.G Wells in a drama for Sky Arts.
Zodiak-backed indie Bookhouse has landed its first commission, an ob-doc about Shane MacGowan’s teeth for Sky Arts.
Big Talk Productions is to produce an eight-part revival of Cold Feet for ITV, while Mainstreet Pictures has landed a second original drama series for the broadcaster.
Blast! Films and Century Films are among the indies producing literary films to support the BBC’s Get Reading campaign next year.
Katie Hopkins is to return to TLC for a follow-up documentary about obesity.
National Geographic could scale back its London-based commissioning hub after a major corporate restructure.
Derren Brown is teaming up with ITV to conjure up a search for the world’s next top magician.
Welsh rugby captain Gareth Thomas and Olympic sprinter Iwan Thomas are among the former sports stars that will compete in a set of gruelling global challenges as part of a new BBC2 series.
Channel 4 is to investigate the most bizarre properties on the planet in a 90-minute special from Voltage TV.
Marks & Spencer is to throw open its doors to Channel 4 as part of a slate of shows which includes a drama from the producers of Line of Duty and the return of SAS: Who Dares Wins.
ITV has ordered a second series of Hungry Bear Media’s sports panel show Play To The Whistle.
BBC1 is in talks to revive at least five classic sitcoms, including The Good Life, Are You Being Served? and Porridge, as part of a celebration of the genre next year.