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Humans

Humans to return to Channel 4

31-Jul-2015

Channel 4 has ordered a second series of sci-fi drama Humans - ahead of the finale of the opening run this Sunday.

Pick Me

Deal Or No Deal banker’s indie wins first order

30-Jul-2015

Possessed, the ITV Studios label set up by Deal Or No Deal banker Glenn Hugill, has won its first series commission and has assembled an executive team to create risk-taking formats.

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Indie duo bolster BBC docs team

30-Jul-2015

The BBC has raided two indies to bolster its documentary commissioning team, completing its factual restructure after seven months.

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Shine secures bumper police doc for Sky

29-Jul-2015

Sky 1 has ordered a bumper 20-part documentary about the Greater Manchester Police force from Shine TV.

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Objective wins retro C4 commission

28-Jul-2015

Objective Productions has revealed its first commission following the departure of chief executive Andrew Newman – a full series building on two-part documentary It Was Alright in the 70s.

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7 Wonder wins first C4 commission

28-Jul-2015

Davina McCall is to front 7 Wonder’s first Channel 4 commission – a health-based format combining features and factual elements.

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Sky Arts orders first Amplify projects

27-Jul-2015

Sky Arts has commissioned the first projects from its £1m-per year Amplify initiative.

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Audible funds third series of Crackanory

27-Jul-2015

UKTV has agreed a deal with Amazon-owned digital audio service Audible to fund the third series of Crackanory.

Married at First Sight

C4 commits to second run of Married at First Sight

24-Jul-2015

Channel 4 has wasted no time in commissioning a second series of controversial Danish format Married at First Sight.

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Mary Beard returns to Pompeii for BBC1

24-Jul-2015

Professor Mary Beard is to front an hour-long documentary on the restoration of Pompeii for BBC1.

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Sky 1 takes Richard Hammond into the jungle

22-Jul-2015

Richard Hammond has landed his first post-Top Gear job, heading into the jungles of the Amazon for a Sky 1 documentary.

You're Back In the Room

You’re Back in the Room to return for ITV

21-Jul-2015

ITV has ordered a second series of Tuesday’s Child hypnosis format You’re Back in the Room.

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Discovery follows David Baddiel on the Silk Road

21-Jul-2015

David Baddiel is heading down the Silk Road in a four-part travelogue for Discovery.

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Nick Robinson to front Sir Alex Ferguson documentary

20-Jul-2015

The BBC’s outgoing political editor Nick Robinson is to present a special BBC1 documentary on former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

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Bravo pilots Lime family business format

17-Jul-2015

Lime Pictures has won a pilot order from US network Bravo for a format in which family businesses will be run by the reluctant offspring of their founders.

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Royal secrets unearthed by C4

17-Jul-2015

Channel 4 has ordered two documentaries that will explore the secrets of the Royal Family, including Prince Philip’s courtship of the Queen.

Wild Recruits

S4C and Sony collaborate on new orders

17-Jul-2015

Welsh-language broadcaster S4C has commissioned two factual entertainment formats as part of a development deal with Sony Pictures Television.

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Little Gem lands first C4 order

16-Jul-2015

Fledgling indie Little Gem has won its first two Channel 4 commissions - exploring health and diets for the broadcaster.

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Watch hands RDF label first commission

16-Jul-2015

RDF Television’s fledgling entertainment label Fizz has won its first commission – a gambling cookery format fronted by Marco Pierre White and Melanie Sykes for Watch.

BBC

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Indie duo bolster BBC docs team

The BBC has raided two indies to bolster its documentary commissioning team, completing its factual restructure after seven months.

ITV

Pick Me

Deal Or No Deal banker’s indie wins first order

Possessed, the ITV Studios label set up by Deal Or No Deal banker Glenn Hugill, has won its first series commission and has assembled an executive team to create risk-taking formats.

C4

Humans

Humans to return to Channel 4

Channel 4 has ordered a second series of sci-fi drama Humans - ahead of the finale of the opening run this Sunday.

C5

Winnie The Witch to fly onto C5

Classic kids character Winnie The Witch is to fly onto TV screens after Channel 5 commissioned a 52-part series for its preschool strand Milkshake.