Drama producers Rainmark Films and Archery Pictures have secured separate deals to produce series for ITV and Channel 4
Channel 5 is to explore poverty through the eyes of children in a one-off documentary from Spun Gold.
Channel 4 is developing a drama exploring the reasons some British-born Muslims are joining the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis) with Liza Marshall’s fledgling indie Archery Pictures.
Animal Planet has ordered Meet The Orangutans, an eight-part follow up to its hit series Meet The Sloths.
Comedy Central has taken Big Talk comedy Mummy’s Boys to series after producing a non-TX pilot last year.
Yalli Productions is to pilot a gameshow format for Channel 4 in which contestants must agree how to divide up a prize pot into unequal amounts.
Jonathan Ross has signed up for a further two series of his ITV chat show – keeping him on the channel until at least the end of 2015.
ITV has ordered its first original commission for Sky pay-TV channel Encore, a Sean Bean-fronted drama about Frankenstein.
Channel 4 has teamed up with Box TV and events company Live Nation to broadcast a series of performances from Manchester’s Platform Festival.
Oxford Scientific Films will explore the story of legendary racehorse Frankel in a Channel 4 documentary ahead of Royal Ascot next year.
Sky has cancelled Sky Atlantic comedy Mr Sloane, starring Nick Frost, and Chris Addison’s Sky Living sitcom Trying Again.
The Undateables producer Betty is to follow singletons with hidden medical conditions including alopecia and hyperhidrosis as they try to find love in a dating format for TLC.
Bands, choirs and solo artists are to perform a selection of Frank Sinatra songs for a BBC1 entertainment show celebrating the centenary of the singer’s birth.
Sony-backed indie Electric Ray is to make a studio show for Channel 4 in which host Richard Bacon will shine a spotlight on inequality in Britain.
AOL UK has moved into commissioning for the first time, ordering online series fronted by Richard Bacon, Tess Daly and Rochelle Humes.
Sir David Attenborough is to front three natural history documentaries as part of a major factual push from the BBC.
Mipcom: American crime novelist Harlan Coben is writing his first original UK television series – a 10-part drama for female-skewing channel Sky Living.
The BBC has ordered a Christmas special episode of Shaun the Sheep from Aardman Animations.