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Channel 4 is to go behind the scenes at Britain’s “prestigious” Shed of the Year competition for a three-part series.
Channel 4 is to ‘supercharge’ its Random Acts arts strand, beefing up its budget and handing it a more prominent TV slot.
Peacock Productions is producing a two-hour live special following climber Joby Ogwyn’s attempt to become the first person to jump from the peak of Mount Everest for Discovery Network International.
Nerd TV has become the latest UK indie to score a US deal after Jana Bennett-run lifestyle network FYI ordered long-lost love format You’re The One.
The Michael McIntyre Chat Show is set to return for a second series on BBC1.
Peter Moffat’s BBC historic drama The Village is to be remade in the US by Sundance and Paramount TV.
Jane Root’s Nutopia is to explore the life of Jesus with a new six-part commission from CNN.
Alex Brooker, Adrian Chiles and Gary Lineker are among the celebrities who will feature in a World Cup-themed list series ordered by UKTV.
Channel 4 has commissioned a full series of Shipping Wars - a UK version of A&E Television Networks’ logistics documentary.
Paul Whitehouse is preparing to adapt his BBC Radio 4 comedy Nurse into a four-part BBC2 sitcom.
MipTV: Channel 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox Entertainment Studios have agreed a co-production deal for Humans, a scripted series based on Swedish sci-fi drama Real Humans, to be produced by Kudos Film & Television.
Mad Men returned for a seventh series on Wednesday with a meagre audience of 28,500 - as Channel 4’s How to Get a Council House was back with record ratings.