UKTV is bidding to tap into the success of Mrs Brown’s Boys after acquiring an Irish comedy from RTÉ.
Keo Films has gained access to a fundamentalist Mormon community in Utah for a four-part Channel 4 documentary.
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.
BBC2 is to shine a spotlight on the career of Boy George after ordering a documentary from IWC.
Channel 4 has confirmed long-running gameshow Deal or No Deal? is to be axed at the end of this year.
Peninsula Films is to make three crime documentary shows for CBS Reality.
ITV has commissioned Raw Cut TV to produce a fast turnaround documentary charting the murder investigation of Sadie Hartley.
Kay Mellor’s Rollem Productions has landed a BBC1 drama series about a registrar from Leeds.
Channel 5 is to get back on the road with a full series of Alaska TV’s Carry on Caravanning.
ITV will delve into the world of gender surgery in a Renegade Pictures and Storyvault Films co-production.
Homeland writer and executive producer Patrick Harbinson has created a six-part legal drama for ITV.
Liberty Bell is on the hunt for troublesome dogs for its upcoming Channel 4 pilot The Dog Father (w/t).
Life’s Too Short star Warwick Davis is to host a new daytime quiz show for ITV.
Michelin starred chef Michel Roux Jr is to explore secret restaurants for a new Boomerang-produced show for Channel 4.
Former Optomen head of production Gail Pinkerton has joined ITV Studios entertainment label Possessed in the same role.
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.
ITV is continuing its revival of vintage gameshows by recommissioning retro format Blankety Blank, according to reports.
The Bismarks, Dreadnoughts and the first armoured warships are set to feature in Combat Ships, a Woodcut Media-produced documentary series for H2.