BBC1 has ordered a new drama series from Poldark writer Debbie Horsfield following the fortunes of a Manchester beauty salon.
ITV is continuing to plunder Talpa Media’s formats catalogue after commissioning a third major entertainment format from the Dutch production business.
BBC1 has commissioned a six-part adaptation of Victor Hugo’s 19th century classic Les Misérables from the team behind War & Peace.
BBC’s Natural History Unit and kids’ indie DHX Media have teamed up to create an observational documentary about Paignton Zoo for CBBC.
Joey Essex, Tyger Drew-Honey and Charlotte Crosby are all looking for love on a new E4 dating show produced by TOWIE indie Lime Pictures.
Avalon is to produce a political comedy series for Dave fronted by Matt Forde.
The BBC is beginning to use data from its MyBBC project to influence commissioning decisions, according to director of MyBBC and homepage Phil Fearnley.
BBC4 has ordered a documentary looking at the issues of diversity in classical music featuring BBC Young Musician winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
Netflix’s global hit documentary series Making a Murderer is to return with new episodes of the series now in production.
Channel 4 has commissioned a second First Dates spin-off from Twenty Twenty Productions.
Tony Jordan’s Red Planet Pictures has won its first factual commission a year after launching a division dedicated to the genre.
More 4 has commissioned a second series of vet-themed docu-series Vet on the Hill after acquiring the first series from Australian distributor Fred Media.
Sky 1 is following its Harlan Coben-created crime drama The Five with a new standalone drama, The Four.
Derren Brown’s indie Vaudeville Productions has teamed up with young magician Troy to make an hour-long one-off special for Channel 4.
BBC1 has ordered a two-part drama set in both the 1940s and the present day from novelist and screenwriter Patrick Gale.
Crime & Investigation has ordered a true crime series fronted by Cracker star Robbie Coltrane.
The focus of Channel 4’s Secret History strand is set to shift onto recent history with four new documentaries.
Channel 4 has recommissioned a fourth series of its controversial celebrity winter sports show The Jump.