BBC’s Natural History Unit and kids’ indie DHX Media have teamed up to create an observational documentary about Paignton Zoo for CBBC.
Joey Essex, Tyger Drew-Honey and Charlotte Crosby are all looking for love on a new E4 dating show produced by TOWIE indie Lime Pictures.
Avalon is to produce a Last Week Tonight with John Oliver-style political comedy series for Dave fronted by Matt Forde.
The Night Manager producers Character 7 and The Ink Factory are developing John le Carré’s The Spy Who Came In From The Cold as the follow-up to The Night Manager
Channel 4 and National Geographic have partnered for the first time on Wolf Hall director Peter Kosminsky’s upcoming ISIS-inspired drama.
Advertising indie Independent Films has launched its own kids web channel and is set to commission a raft of original series.
BBC4 has ordered a documentary looking at the issues of diversity in classical music featuring BBC Young Musician winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
Netflix’s global hit documentary series Making a Murderer is to return with new episodes of the series now in production.
Channel 4 has commissioned a second First Dates spin-off from Twenty Twenty Productions.
Tony Jordan’s Red Planet Pictures has won its first factual commission a year after launching a division dedicated to the genre.
The Queen and Philomena producer Christine Langan is on the brink of replacing Henry Normal as the boss of Baby Cow Productions, Broadcast can reveal.
Fremantle Media-backed factual indie Wild Blue has recruited BBC executive producer Cameron Balbirnie as creative director.
Academy award-winning producer David Parfitt is to work with investment firm Bob & Co as a consultant.
Derren Brown’s indie Vaudeville Productions has teamed up with young magician Troy to make an hour-long one-off special for Channel 4.
Maker Studios is hunting a UK buyer for a new short-form video game format produced by YouTube star KSI.
BBC1 has ordered a two-part drama set in both the 1940s and the present day from novelist and screenwriter Patrick Gale.
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Liz Warner’s condemnation of TV as “old, boring and dying” has divided opinion, with senior figures split over whether creative lethargy has infected the industry.
Crime & Investigation has ordered a true crime series fronted by Cracker star Robbie Coltrane.
The focus of Channel 4’s Secret History strand is set to shift onto recent history with four new documentaries.
Last Tango In Halifax creator Sally Wainwright and Red Production Company boss Nicola Shindler have called for British broadcasters to address a lack of female drama writers.
Avalon Television Factual (ATF) is planning a formats push in the US, building on the success of HBO hit Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, which is made by its parent company.
YouTube is reaching out to UK content creators as part of a multimillion-pound push for original content for emerging subscription service YouTube Red.
Endemol Shine UK has made Kim Shillinglaw its first director of factual and handed her responsibility for its three UK indies that specialise in the genre.
Lionsgate has acquired a stake in Primal Media, the new UK indie established by Gogglebox Entertainment co-founders Mat Steiner and Adam Wood.
There are very few broadcaster-led online commissions and many of those available are loss-leaders for producers, according to an Enders Analysis report.
Channel 4 has recommissioned a fourth series of its controversial celebrity winter sports show The Jump.
Big Light Productions, the indie established by The X-Files writer Frank Spotnitz, is making a push into the UK after hiring Eleven’s head of production Jamie Hall.