Blink Films has landed a one-off BBC1 documentary exploring the physiological effects of stress as part of a season of mental health programming to play across the BBC this spring.
Dancing babies, kids who kill and men and women who refuse to go to the doctor are all set to appear on 5Star after the Channel 5 sister station ramped up its original commissioning strategy.
Comedy Central is piloting a prank show fronted by Facebook star Ben Phillips.
BBC1 is hoping to repeat the success of The Night Manager after ordering an adaptation of John le Carré’s The Spy Who Came in From the Cold.
Ultra HD channel Insight has ordered two extreme racing commissions from LSP.
Sky has pulled a half-hour comedy starring Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson after protests from the popstar’s daughter.
Channel 4 has commissioned a supersized order of cult gameshow The Crystal Maze following its successful revival last year.
E4 is building on its TV tattooing success with the launch of a hunt from Studio Lambert to find the UK’s best professional artist.
Factual indie Curve Media has marked its second anniversary with a raft of commissions across the BBC and Channel 4 and is on the cusp of winning a major ITV primetime pilot.
CBBC has ordered a car transformation series fronted by two YouTube stars from Endemol Shine North following a successful pilot.
Jane Featherstone’s indie Sister Pictures has landed its first ITV commission - a high-stakes drama series starring Sheridan Smith.
John Prescott, Johnny Ball and Eve Pollard are among the celebrities who will explore what it means to be an OAP in Britain for Channel 4.
Brendan O’Carroll’s indie BocPix has teamed up with Hungry Bear Media on a Mrs Brown’s Boys spin-off for Saturday nights on BBC1.
Alison Owens and Debra Hayward’s forthcoming brothel drama for ITV Encore is to offer a “female gaze”, helped by its all-female writing and directing team.
The failed assassination of Donald Trump is to be the subject of a BBC3 documentary, released on the day of the incoming president’s inauguration.
Comedian Richard Herring is working on an ‘alternate universe’ sitcom for Channel 4.
Comedian Luisa Omielan is bringing her stand-up special What Would Beyoncé Do?! to BBC3.
Steve Anderson, former managing director of NBC News’ Peacock Productions UK, has launched factual indie Shearwater Media.