Pact has heralded a victory after culture secretary John Whittingdale decided against making changes to the terms of trade.
UKTV channel Really has ordered its first ever original programme - a high volume, primetime spin-off of BBC1 daytime show Helicopter Heroes.
DTL is developing a UK version of hit Argentinian drama Perfidia, while the RTS Scotland Awards winners have been unveiled.
Fifth Gear is gearing up for a move to its fourth new home after coming to an end on A+E Networks.
Alison Owens and Debra Hayward’s indie Monumental Pictures has won its first commission - an eight-part ITV Encore drama exploring the dark world of prostitution in 18th century London.
Channel 4 has commissioned a daytime property format from Love It or List It indie Raise the Roof.
ITV is continuing its push to mine Talpa’s rich vein of entertainment shows after ordering a talent contest based on its international format Challenge Me.
The stories of five teenage mothers will be told in a one-off documentary for Channel 4.
Former EastEnders writer Tony Jordon is to create a 90-minute biopic about actress Dame Barbara Windsor’s life to air on BBC1 later this year.
E4 has ordered a Pimp My Ride-style car makeover format from Electric Ray.
A social services-themed comedy sitcom penned by Jo Brand has been picked up by Channel 4 after airing as a one-off on Sky Arts.
Betty founder Liz Warner is to deliver this year’s Bafta TV Lecture as Barcroft TV expands into India. Read on for more.
Andrea Hamilton, the former executive producer of Strictly Come Dancing, has set up a joint-venture indie with Chinese producer 3C Media.
E4 drama The Aliens has been cancelled by Channel 4 after just one series.
Channel 4 has ordered a supersized version of The Secret Life of the Zoo, more the doubling the length of its original run.
All3Media has taken an undisclosed stake in fledgling factual indie Caravan Media.
ITV has commissioned a daytime quiz show created and hosted by Bradley Walsh.
Channel 4’s controversial documentary What British Muslims Really Think has been cleared of breaching Ofcom rules after amassing more than 200 complaints.
BBC3 has commissioned a second series of comedy Witless from Objective Fiction.
NBC Universal chief Steve Burke is to deliver the opening keynote of the RTS London Conference, while S4C has unveielEd plans to reintroduce its HD service ahead of Euro 2016.
Maverick Television’s chief creative officer Mark Downie is to leave the All3Media indie after a decade.
The untimely deaths of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury and American singer Karen Carpenter will be explored in two feature-length Channel 5 drama documentaries.
Broadcast publisher MBI is hosting the Media Summit on 7 & 8 June to gather leaders from across the TV, film and creative communities to debate the future of content, innovation and digital strategy. Read on to learn more about the two-day event.
Tern TV is to locate and restore lost masterpieces, before returning them to galleries as part of a raft of BBC4 arts commissions.
Simon Cowell is prepared to take a pay cut to secure the future of Britain’s Got Talent and The X Factor on ITV, and both shows have been backed by the channel’s director of television Kevin Lygo.
ITN Productions has set its sights on factual drama as it seeks to diversify its programming and change the perception that it is solely a news specialist.
The BBC Studios proposals were in jeopardy until the corporation opened the door to tendering out its biggest shows, it has emerged.
Short-lived Top Gear executive producer Lisa Clark is to take charge of the Channel 4 reboot of Eurotrash.