US cable network Smithsonian has ordered documentary series My Million Dollar Invention from Jane Root’s Nutopia.
Channel 4 has moved quickly to recommission Catastrophe after just two episodes of Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney’s sitcom have aired.
12 Yard Productions’ celebrity parent-and-child format Big Star’s Little Star has been commissioned for a third series by ITV.
Bear Grylls will lead a band of eight celebrities through an unforgiving rainforest in a new I’m A Celebrity-style entertainment format for ITV.
BBC1 has axed teatime fantasy drama Atlantis after two series.
Dan Baldwin’s fledgling indie Hungry Bear Media has been commissioned to produce a reality TV panel show for ITV2.
Shameless star Tina Malone is returning to TLC for a one-off documentary produced by True North.
Former Manchester United players including Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes are to star in a three-part Electric Ray documentary for BBC1 about their acquisition of non-league Salford City FC.
24 Hours in A&E indie The Garden has won two commissions from ITV: a four-part series about ordinary heroes and a one-off film exploring household pests.
BBC3’s plans for an online-only future have taken a step forward with the commission of a drama from emerging writer Marnie Dickens.
E4 will take to the slopes with a companion series for Channel 4 celebrity winter sports format The Jump.
Auctioneer Sean Kelly is to remain in the UK after Dave ordered two more series of Storage Hunters UK.
Simon Cowell’s indie Over The Top Productions has partnered with Objective Productions for a 30-part daytime gameshow for BBC2.
Miranda Hart and David Walliam’s fledgling indie King Bert Productions is to pilot a sitcom set in a porn shop for Channel 4.
The BBC has struck an ambitious partnership with PBS to develop and commission blue-chip natural history and factual programming.
Stephen Mangan is to star as a heavily pregnant man in a new one-off drama for Sky Arts.
Russell T Davies is developing a drama about British gay men facing the impact of AIDS in the 1980s as the follow-up to his forthcoming Channel 4 series Cucumber.
US true crime channel Investigation Discovery is moving into fully scripted programming for the first time and is working with UK indie October Films on a landmark serial killer strand.