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Twofour examines the life of the Royal Navy Sailor school.
More 4 has picked up an Australian vet doc while the RTS is to invest £75,000 in TV technology bursaries.
Shine TV is to head to Essex for the second series of Sky 1 blue-light documentary The Force.
Syco has denied reports that The X Factor will be rested and is quietly confident that the singing contest will be recommissioned by ITV.
Wildgaze Films is developing a TV spin-off to Oscar and Bafta-nominated Brooklyn, the company’s producers Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey have confirmed to Broadcast sister-magazine Screen.
Outgoing Endemol Shine Group president Tim Hincks has claimed that an “inherent snobbery” lies behind criticism of the BBC importing entertainment formats.
Micky Flanagan’s Detour De France indie 7 Wonder has unveiled the second stage of its growth plans: opening a Birmingham office and making two senior appointments.
Drama indie Vox Pictures has appointed development consultant and former script editor Joe Williams as head of development.
E4 has ordered two Tattoo Fixers spin-off series following the success of the Studio Lambert format.
Broadcast is hosting its inaugural Indie Summit on 17 March to help producers of all sizes learn from one another. Some of the industry’s biggest names will speak at the summit to share best practice and ideas for the future.Event producer Donna Taberer reveals more about what attendees can expect
Endomol Shine Group’s fledgling label Bandit Television is to co-produce a dramatisation of the notorious Rillington Place murders for BBC1.
Parenthood and wealth are among the topics to be investigated by Anne Robinson in a factual series being developed by The Garden Productions for BBC1.
Greenbird network indie Rumpus Media is to produce a light-hearted format examining British immigration etiquette for Channel 4.
ITV is to pilot a daytime entertainment show inspired by the iconic board game Scrabble.
Stephen Fry will revisit his 2006 documentary The Secret Life Of The Manic Depressive for a BBC1 mental health season.
Grayson Perry is to explore the concept of masculinity in modern Britain for his third series for Channel 4.
Hillbilly Films, the indie responsible for Channel 4’s Bafta-award single Random, has scored its first ITV commission.
Studio Lambert and The Garden bosses Stephen Lambert and Nick Curwin, along with BBC factual chief Alison Kirkham, are among the big names who will appear at Broadcast’s inaugural Indie Summit on 17 March.
Choirmaster Gareth Malone will pull together an ensemble of members and veterans of the Armed Forces ahead of Orlando’s The Invictus Games for his latest musical endeavour for BBC1.
Greenbird network indie Handsome Productions is to make a reality format for MTV starring eight twenty-somethings - and their grandparents.
ITV has lined up a two-hour film from Oxford Film and Television and a live broadcast from the Royal Windsor Horse Show to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday.
Twofour is to head inside one of the UK’s largest children’s talent agencies for a Channel 4 ob-doc.
Patrick Kielty is to dig into the internet histories of celebrity guests in a chatshow format for BBC1 Northern Ireland.
Channel 4-backed indie, Whisper Films, has hired the BBC’s Match of the Day chief as its head of television.
Blink Films has received financial backing from Tin Roof Media, an investment group of which Twofour founder Charles Wace is a non-exec director.
Sky Vision has struck a first-look distribution and development deal with Welsh indie Avanti Media.
Channel 4 has commissioned Northern Irish indie Big Mountain Productions to produce a film exploring the world of make-up masters.
Keshet has hired a drama chief and Stephen Lambert joins the board of TRX. Read on for more