Michael Buerk will explore a range of royal recipes made by celebrity chefs in a 15-part BBC daytime commission for Spun Gold.
NME and Wallpaper publisher Time Inc UK has launched a production division and plans to make factual programmes for UK broadcasters.
Pay-TV broadcaster Fox plans to order a small slate of “edgy” dramas from the UK and Europe after commissioning its first local scripted series.
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Lightbox, the Channel 4-backed indie set up by Searching For Sugar Man producer Simon Chinn and his cousin Jonathan Chinn, is planning to leverage its feature documentary pedigree and move into small-screen drama and entertainment formats.
Endemol Shine UK chief executive Richard Johnston and Icon Films’ Laura Marshall are among five new members appointed to Pact Council.
Robot Wars executive producer Andrew Robertson has been promoted to Mentorn Media head of entertainment.
ITN has won an online commission from Olympic Channel, while Red Bull has unveiled plans to move into music licensing.
A shake-up at ITV-owned Duck Dynasty indie Gurney Productions has seen founders Scott Gurney and Deirdre Gurney placed on a temporary leave of absence.
Barging novices are taking to British waterways with Great Canal Journeys indie Spun Gold in a four-part series for Channel 5.
French indie Pernel Media has scored its first UK commission after Channel 5 ordered a documentary unpacking the impact of immigration law on family life.
A group of engineers will be challenged to escape from a variety of “catastrophic” crash sites in Channel 4’s latest factual entertainment order.
Former Channel 5 kids boss Jessica Symons has launched an independent production company, Ivy House Productions.
Netflix has ordered a feature-length adaptation of young adult novel The Kissing Booth from Komixx Entertainment.
All3Media has appointed a chief executive for its Dutch subsidiary IDTV, while Cake Boss producer High Noon has made a round of promotions.
Not-for-profit indie CTVC has hired the producer of ITV’s Sun Military Awards as its chief executive.
Curve Media is to send expert cleaners into the UK’s filthiest homes for an ITV series.
Broadcasters have acknowledged their failure to address the subject of climate change and have called for indies to incorporate the topic in different ways.
All3Media International is on the lookout for breakthrough Asian formats as British producers and distributors turn their attention east for new opportunities.
Ninja Warrior UK indie Potato has struck a deal to remake Chinese physical gameshow Super Combat Teams – a move that could land a Chinese format on British TV for the first time.
Reed Midem is to hold direct talks with British indie producers and distributors after it emerged that Pact would no longer operate its UK Indies pavilion at Mip and Mipcom.
Refugees and migrants will once again film their own journeys across Europe for a second series of Keo Films-produced BBC2 Exodus.
ITN Productions is ramping up its business in the US with the hire of a veteran National Geographic exec and formulating plans for a new Stateside base.
Pact is to scrap its UK Indies pavilion at Mip and Mipcom – a move that could hit a number of small producers and distributors.
Primal Media, the indie established by Gogglebox Entertainment co-founders Mat Steiner and Adam Wood, has landed a primetime gameshow for ITV.
Channel 4 is to track the restoration of Big Ben through a series of films which will air over a three-year period.
Comedy Central UK is reviving Channel 4 gameshow Your Face Or Mine 14 years after it made its debut.
International format protection body Frapa is preparing an updated legal guide for format creators.