Chris Evans has established a vehicle to produce the upcoming live 20th anniversary episode of TFI Friday alongside Monkey Kingdom and Olga TV.
Sky Living is extending structured reality series Desi Rascals for a second series.
Channel 4 has quickly moved to commission a second series of Indian Summers after its first episode became the broadcaster’s best performing drama in two decades.
Ben Cavey’s fledgling label, Cave Bear Productions, has won its first piece of business - a short-form mini-series for Channel 4’s online platform Comedy Blaps.
Cult Channel 4 show TFI Friday is to return for a live 90-minute special in June to celebrate the show’s 20th anniversary.
Naked and Marooned star Ed Stafford is returning to Discovery in a new six-part series from Keo Films.
CBBC will stage an election inside a London school as the centrepiece of its plans to teach children about democracy during the week of the general election.
ITV is extending its the Secret Life of… strand with films focused on twins and growing old.
Channel 5 is to investigate domestic disasters including family homes being left flooded in raw sewage for a six-part order from Crackit Productions.
ITV has commissioned a Gogglebox-esque format in which families will be filmed in their homes reviewing consumer products.
US broadcaster Discovery is developing a local version of Sky 1’s 50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy.
Testimony Films, Fresh One Productions and Oxford Film and Television are among the indies to have picked up commissions as the BBC unveils a season of programming to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.
ITV has swiftly commissioned a third series of Broadchurch after the second run concluded on Monday night.
CBeebies is developing ChuckaBops, a live-action and animated series with fledgling kids indie Eye/Present.
BBC4 will chart the reunion of Boy George’s Culture Club for an access-all-areas documentary.
Rowan Atkinson will play fictional French detective Jules Maigret in two feature-length dramas for ITV.
Oxford Scientific Films has partnered with Korean producer Paan Media to produce a four-part documentary series about the history of plants for BBC2.
Eye/Present, the fledgling indie set up by former Cake boss Genevieve Dexter, is developing an animated series based on YouTube channel Yogscast.
CBeebies and CBBC have co-commissioned a drama inspired by the Middle Eastern folk tale Aladdin as the channels work together more closely.