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And Then There Were None

BBC makes Agatha Christie pledge

24-Aug-2016

The BBC has committed to producing seven Agatha Christie adaptations over the next four years in a deal Broadcast estimates could be worth more than £20m with co-pro money.

Gaga for Dada: The Original Art Rebels

Vic Reeves joins BBC4 art season

23-Aug-2016

BBC4 has ordered four films exploring the subversive world of conceptual art including Vic Reeves’ take on avant-garde collective Dada.

Bridget and Eamon

UKTV signs Irish sitcom

22-Aug-2016

UKTV is bidding to tap into the success of Mrs Brown’s Boys after acquiring an Irish comedy from RTÉ.

Mormon

Keo explores Mormon polygamists

22-Aug-2016

Keo Films has gained access to a fundamentalist Mormon community in Utah for a four-part Channel 4 documentary.

Football

W takes fixed-rig to amateur sport

22-Aug-2016

Water polo and women’s football dressing rooms are to be thrust into the spotlight with a fixed-rig series from UKTV’s entertainment channel W.

Boy George

BBC traces Boy George career

19-Aug-2016

BBC2 is to shine a spotlight on the career of Boy George after ordering a documentary from IWC.

Deal or No Deal

Deal or No Deal axed by C4

19-Aug-2016

Channel 4 has confirmed long-running gameshow Deal or No Deal? is to be axed at the end of this year.

Uncovering Melanie’s Murderer

CBS Reality expands crime slate

19-Aug-2016

Peninsula Films is to make three crime documentary shows for CBS Reality.

Sadie Hartley

ITV orders Sadie Hartley murder doc

19-Aug-2016

ITV has commissioned Raw Cut TV to produce a fast turnaround documentary charting the murder investigation of Sadie Hartley.

In the Club

Kay Mellor lands BBC1 drama

18-Aug-2016

Kay Mellor’s Rollem Productions has landed a BBC1 drama series about a registrar from Leeds.

Carry on Caravanning

Alaska hitches up C5 caravan series

18-Aug-2016

Channel 5 is to get back on the road with a full series of Alaska TV’s Carry on Caravanning.

Inglefield

ITV orders sex transition doc series

17-Aug-2016

ITV will delve into the world of gender surgery in a Renegade Pictures and Storyvault Films co-production.

Peaky

ITV orders legal drama from Homeland writer

16-Aug-2016

Homeland writer and executive producer Patrick Harbinson has created a six-part legal drama for ITV.

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C4 makes offer to The Dog Father

16-Aug-2016

Liberty Bell is on the hunt for troublesome dogs for its upcoming Channel 4 pilot The Dog Father (w/t).

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ITV plots Warwick Davis quiz

15-Aug-2016

Life’s Too Short star Warwick Davis is to host a new daytime quiz show for ITV.

Michel Roux Jr

C4 to explore secret restaurants

15-Aug-2016

Michelin starred chef Michel Roux Jr is to explore secret restaurants for a new Boomerang-produced show for Channel 4.

Pick Me

Optomen production boss joins Possessed

15-Aug-2016

Former Optomen head of production Gail Pinkerton has joined ITV Studios entertainment label Possessed in the same role.

Mobeen

BBC3 unveils latest comedy feeds

15-Aug-2016

Hat Trick and Happy Tramp Productions are among four indies that have been commissioned to produce six new BBC3 pilots for its Comedy Feed strand.

 Blankety

Blankety Blank to return to ITV

15-Aug-2016

ITV is continuing its revival of vintage gameshows by recommissioning retro format Blankety Blank, according to reports.

BBC

Gaga for Dada: The Original Art Rebels

Vic Reeves joins BBC4 art season

BBC4 has ordered four films exploring the subversive world of conceptual art including Vic Reeves’ take on avant-garde collective Dada.

ITV

Sadie Hartley

ITV orders Sadie Hartley murder doc

ITV has commissioned Raw Cut TV to produce a fast turnaround documentary charting the murder investigation of Sadie Hartley.

C4

Mormon

Keo explores Mormon polygamists

Keo Films has gained access to a fundamentalist Mormon community in Utah for a four-part Channel 4 documentary.

C5

Carry on Caravanning

Alaska hitches up C5 caravan series

Channel 5 is to get back on the road with a full series of Alaska TV’s Carry on Caravanning.