Minnow Films is following up SAS: Who Dares Wins by putting 20 ordinary men and women through the rigorous recruitment processes of Britain’s intelligence services for a new Channel 4 series.
T. Rex Autopsy executive producer Paul Wooding is leaving Impossible Factual to set up a Bristol-based production company, backed by indie investment network Bob & Co.
The BBC is to publish new commissioning guidelines for producers by the end of the summer as part of a renewed drive to “hardwire” diversity into its culture.
The co-creators of horror gameshow Release the Hounds have joined forces to launch a genre-bending indie, backed by FremantleMedia.
Big Talk Productions is developing a comedy for ITV starring Friends actress Courtney Cox.
Hit US prison experiment 60 Days In is set for a British remake after Pulse Films optioned the format rights.
Blast! Films is opening a Brighton office to be headed up by Boundless executive producer Sarah Spencer.
UKTV has set out the commissioning priorities for its female-skewing channel W for the first time following its rebrand.
Spun Gold is weighing up either a sale or an acquisition spree after reaching a “fork in the road” in its plans to build on shows including Great Canal Journeys.
All3Media chief executive Jane Turton has claimed that 2016 is all about talent for the super-indie after it ushered in a new era for Optomen and struck a fresh deal with Gordon Ramsay.
The clear majority of the British television industry believe that leaving the European Union will damage the UK’s position on the global content stage.
The BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5 will go head to head with programming about British Muslim communities amid concerns that broadcasters focus too heavily on extremism.
Twofour is bidding to reinvigorate the home renovation format with an ITV daytime makeover show that cuts out ‘the boring building stuff’.
Kalel Productions has become the eleventh indie to join the Greenbird Media network.
Sir Tony Robinson is to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme with a one-off documentary for Discovery.
Traditional TV firms have continued to push into digital sports content with FremantleMedia investing in a football-based start-up and Discovery backing a rugby SVoD service.
Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan have started work on a third series of their hit Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe.
Gordon Ramsay has launched a production company, Studio Ramsay, and immediately struck a joint venture agreement with All3Media to produce unscripted and scripted shows.
Former Channel 4 colleagues Tina Flintoff and Nick Hornby are to take over at Optomen, as Pat Llewellyn steps down from the All3Media indie after 22 years.
The BBC and Love Productions are set for crunch talks over The Great British Bake Off in the coming weeks, with ITV and Channel 4 thought to be ready to pounce if a deal cannot be agreed.
UKTV is bringing back Celebrity Storage Hunters after the one-off Christmas special became its highest-rated show of 2015.
The Indie Training Fund (ITF) has appointed BBC Comedy talent acquisition executive Carrie Britton as managing director.
The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain is to present a two-part travel cookery show for BBC1 tracing her culinary roots.
Veteran TV producers Remy Blumenfeld and Justin Bodle have revealed plans for a £3m production network to help establish 10 indies.
Carbon emissions in the TV industry rocketed by more than 37% last year to 12.9 tonnes of CO2 per hour of broadcast content, according to Bafta-backed sustainability consortium Albert.
New Pictures’ colonial drama Indian Summers will not return to Channel 4 for a third series.
BBC2 has ordered a documentary from Minnow Films investigating the conviction of Michael Stone for the brutal murders of Lin and Megan Russell in Kent in 1996.
BBC3 has commissioned a short-form music show from Greenbird-network indie Rumpus Media and Phil McIntyre Television.