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.
Channel 5 is pushing further into entertainment with a comedy panel show fronted by Eamonn Holmes.
Big Talk Productions is developing a comedy for ITV starring Friends actress Courtney Cox.
Hit US prison experiment 60 Days In is set for a British remake after Pulse Films optioned the format rights.
The BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5 will go head to head with programming about British Muslim communities amid concerns that broadcasters focus too heavily on extremism.
BBC2 has ordered a fast-turnaround documentary about the 1989 Hillsborough disaster following this week’s inquest verdict, to air early next month.
Twofour is bidding to reinvigorate the home renovation format with an ITV daytime makeover show that cuts out ‘the boring building stuff’.
Sir Tony Robinson is to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme with a one-off documentary for Discovery.
Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan have started work on a third series of their hit Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe.
UKTV is bringing back Celebrity Storage Hunters after the one-off Christmas special became its highest-rated show of 2015.
The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain is to present a two-part travel cookery show for BBC1 tracing her culinary roots.
New Pictures’ colonial drama Indian Summers will not return to Channel 4 for a third series.
BBC2 has ordered a documentary from Minnow Films investigating the conviction of Michael Stone for the brutal murders of Lin and Megan Russell in Kent in 1996.
BBC3 has commissioned a short-form music show from Greenbird-network indie Rumpus Media and Phil McIntyre Television.
Sky is developing an ambitious documentary series that will follow British families over a five-year period.
Barcroft Media and Done + Dusted have picked up major MTV US commissions, while the broadcaster is remaking ITV2’s The Almost Impossible Gameshow.
Sky has made a multi-million pound bet on drama after ordering six high-profile series featuring talent including Idris Elba, Christina Hendricks, Dawn French and Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley.
Paddy McGuinness is to front a celebrity car format for The Travel Channel.