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Wish-lists: ITV execs reveal priorities

ITV commissioners Richard Klein, Elaine Bedell, Helen Warner, Paul Mortimer and Steve November revealed their wish-lists at ITV’s annual Producers’ Forum earlier this week.   

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Jane Lush returns to TV with Bruce Forsyth

Strictly Come Dancing commissioner and former Splash Media managing director Jane Lush is back in production with a Bruce Forsyth fronted BBC1 variety show.

E4 takes Bad Robots to series

E4 has strengthened its comedy slate with a hidden-camera series in which people are pranked by machines such as photo booths and electronic road signs.

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BBC develops Sebastian Faulks screenplay

The BBC is developing Sebastian Faulks’ first self-penned screenplay, On Green Dolphin Street, after Eleventh Hour Films picked up the rights to the book.

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MTV returns to Ex On The Beach

MTV has renewed Whizz Kid’s dating series Ex on The Beach for a second series.

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Watch summons Objective magician

Psychological illusionist Katherine Mills is to perform mentalism and magic on Watch after the channel ordered an Objective Productions format.

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Rondo wins S4C sports magazine

Welsh indie Rondo Media is to produce a Grandstand-style Sunday sports magazine show for S4C.

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Tulisa Contostavlos to reveal all in BBC3 film

Tulisa Contostavlos will open up about her Sun on Sunday sting in intimate detail for a BBC3 documentary next week.

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C4 Education orders youth-skewing slate

Raw TV and Firecracker Films are among the indies to have picked up commissions from Channel 4 Education as the broadcaster launches an online hub, Am I Normal.

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Sky Living ob-doc tracks billionaires

The lifestyles of the rich and famous are to be explored by Remy Blumenfeld’s indie Thinking Violets in an ob-doc series for Sky Living.

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BBCW scores Indian commissions

BBC Worldwide Productions has picked up two original commissions for MTV in India.

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C4 orders fast turnaround on flight MH17 tragedy

Channel 4 has commissioned a fast turnaround Dispatches investigating the tragedy of the Malaysia-bound flight shot down in Ukraine.

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Watch reveals Formats Lab pilots

Watch is helping first-time buyers get on the property ladder and pitting tradesmen against each other for its Formats Lab initiative.

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The Garden lands access double

High-street bank NatWest and airline Virgin Atlantic are the latest companies to open their doors for access documentaries made by The Garden Productions.

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Immigration to get Benefits Street treatment

Love Productions wants to build on the success of controversial series Benefits Street by creating another UK-wide debate, this time around immigration.

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Secret Life of Students pulls 500k

THURSDAY: Channel 4’s The Secret Life of Students and Channel 5’s Black Market Britain endured disappointing climaxes as the Commonwealth Games grabbed the lion’s share of the peak time audience.

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Jane Lush returns to TV with Bruce Forsyth

Strictly Come Dancing commissioner and former Splash Media managing director Jane Lush is back in production with a Bruce Forsyth fronted BBC1 variety show.

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The Garden lands access double

High-street bank NatWest and airline Virgin Atlantic are the latest companies to open their doors for access documentaries made by The Garden Productions.

ITV

Wish-lists: ITV execs reveal priorities

ITV commissioners Richard Klein, Elaine Bedell, Helen Warner, Paul Mortimer and Steve November revealed their wish-lists at ITV’s annual Producers’ Forum earlier this week.   

Emily Hartridge

C4 Education orders youth-skewing slate

Raw TV and Firecracker Films are among the indies to have picked up commissions from Channel 4 Education as the broadcaster launches an online hub, Am I Normal.

C5 re-orders five factual series

Channel 5 has recommissioned five documentary series as part of a push to grow its returning brands.

Digital Edition: Broadcast TECH

Digital Edition: Broadcast TECH

The July/August issue contains a creative review masterclass, an interview with Quantel chief executive Ray Cross and a look at how the BBC is moving its radio stations to a centralised kit model

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