The RSPCA will train celebrity volunteers to rescue and rehabilitate neglected animals with a view to finding them a new home for a six-part ITV series.
Trevor Phillips will discuss race and multiculturalism with former prime minister Tony Blair and Ukip leader Nigel Farage in an Outline Productions documentary for Channel 4.
Channel 4 and National Geographic are to investigate whether it is possible to “surf ” on the roof of a train travelling at 120mph in a six-part daredevil stunt series.
ITV could take a major step towards filling the entertainment-shaped hole in its schedule if it bags John de Mol’s Talpa Media, in a deal that could value the Dutch company at the same level as All3Media.
ITV chief executive Adam Crozier has revealed that the proposed Talpa Media takeover forms part of a strategy to build a strong international formats business.
CBBC is bringing back Zig Zag’s kids gameshow Ultimate Brain for two more series.
A two hour trip along one of Britain’s canals and a 30 minute show observing the manufacture of a wooden chair are to form part of a slow season of shows on BBC4.
Irish public broadcaster RTÉ is searching for the next Filthy, Rich and Homeless and Cowboy Builders as part of its latest Format Farm initiative.
Chris Evans has established a vehicle to produce the upcoming live 20th anniversary episode of TFI Friday alongside Monkey Kingdom and Olga TV.
Sky Living is extending structured reality series Desi Rascals for a second series.
Channel 4 has quickly moved to commission a second series of Indian Summers after its first episode became the broadcaster’s best performing drama in two decades.
Ben Cavey’s fledgling label, Cave Bear Productions, has won its first piece of business - a short-form mini-series for Channel 4’s online platform Comedy Blaps.
Naked and Marooned star Ed Stafford is returning to Discovery in a new six-part series from Keo Films.
CBBC will stage an election inside a London school as the centrepiece of its plans to teach children about democracy during the week of the general election.
Small- and medium-sized factual British producers could be squeezed out of the US commissioning gold rush unless they work with talent agents.
Jane Turton has landed the top job at All3Media after a five-month global search by its new owners Liberty Global and Discovery Communications.
Danny Cohen has publically rejected Avalon Entertainment and Hat Trick Productions’ BBC3 rescue bid, arguing that the £100m takeover plan “does not stack up”.
ITV is extending its the Secret Life of… strand with films focused on twins and growing old.
Channel 5 is to investigate domestic disasters including family homes being left flooded in raw sewage for a six-part order from Crackit Productions.
ITV has commissioned a Gogglebox-esque format in which families will be filmed in their homes reviewing consumer products.
Marvellous, Harry & Paul’s Story of the Twos and Happy Valley have all received three nominations for the Royal Television Society Awards 2013/14.
US broadcaster Discovery is developing a local version of Sky 1’s 50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy.
Testimony Films, Fresh One Productions and Oxford Film and Television are among the indies to have picked up commissions as the BBC unveils a season of programming to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.
ITV has swiftly commissioned a third series of Broadchurch after the second run concluded on Monday night.
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Ofcom will open an investigation into Ukip: The First 100 Days after Channel 4’s docu-drama received more than 5,000 complaints.
CBeebies is developing ChuckaBops, a live-action and animated series with fledgling kids indie Eye/Present.
BBC4 will chart the reunion of Boy George’s Culture Club for an access-all-areas documentary.