LATEST COMMISSIONING NEWS
Discovery Networks International will premiere a Darlow Smithson Productions documentary about the late South African leader Nelson Mandela in the UK tonight.
The BBC will build on its growing portfolio of observational documentaries after BBC2 secured hard-won access to British Airways.
Channel 5 has unveiled a wideranging raft of commissions including two series about death and a romance strand.
Channel 4 has ordered series three and four of George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces as the hit second series nears its conclusion.
BBC2 has ordered a big-budget international co-production about Stonehenge from October Films.
BBC1 has axed Ripper Street before the second series has finished airing.
BBC3 is to pilot a dating show exploring whether love can blossom based solely on people’s characters.
BBC has ordered a biopic of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy produced by the BBC’s comedy arm and Harvey Weinstein’s US indie.
BBC1 will go behind the scenes at fast food giant KFC as part of Charlotte Moore’s ambition to reinvigorate the channel’s factual output.
Channel 4 has commissioned a slew of short-form content to support its forthcoming celebrity skiing show The Jump.
ITV is to extend its slate of Paul O’Grady animal programming by sending the presenter to meet orphaned wildlife in the Africa.
Sky 1 is going on a travel adventure with an Irishman and his mother in its latest fact ent commission, 50 Ways To Test Your Mammy.
Channel 4 has green-lit a Cutting Edge documentary about illegal dog-fighting in the UK from One Mile Away director Penny Woolcock.
ITV has confirmed that it has acquired Israeli musical talent competition Rising Star in its quest for a breakthrough entertainment hit.
Britespark Films, the Argonon backed indie set up by former Cineflix head of documentaries Nick Godwin, has scored its first commission.
Professor Brian Cox is to explore humans’ place in the universe while Dragonfly has secured access to an Australian wildfire-fighting service, as part of a raft of BBC2 and BBC4 science orders.
London Live has commissioned its first factual entertainment shows from established UK indies, including a food series from Fresh One and a Facebook-influenced gameshow from Nerd TV.