E4 has ordered a long-running structured reality series described as “the real life Glee”.
A group of disabled people are set to take on bungee jumping, sky diving and waterskiing in a one-off special for Channel 4.
The Tribe indie Renegade Pictures has appointed former Channel 4 commissioning editor Julia Harrington to the newly created role of director of factual and factual drama.
Pact has called for the UK government to move quickly to negotiate the way that British TV shows are sold across Europe in the future.
British producers could lose millions of pounds of European funding and access to European co-productions once the UK leaves the European Union.
IWC Media is to document Paralympian Ellie Simmonds’ lifelong dream to swim with dolphins in a one-off doc for ITV.
Northern Irish indie 360 Production has won two major commissions in the US.
British producers looking to crack the Chinese market will have to change their approach after the country’s regulator imposed stringent rules on adapting international formats.
Former BBC Natural History Unit (NHU) boss Wendy Darke has set up her own production company, with one eye on the growth of multiplatform natural history content.
Kudos is to adapt Robert Harris’s Cicero trilogy of Ancient Rome political thrillers as a major international drama series.
Keo Films creative director Colleen Flynn has launched a production company with backing from indie network Greenbird Media.
Objective has bolstered its comedy and drama division with the appointment of former Peep Show producer Hannah Mackay as head of scripted.
Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan’s Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe is set to undergo a French-language re-make in Canada.
Kudos development producer Naomi de Pear has left the Endemol Shine Group company to be reunited with former chief executive Jane Featherstone at her indie Sister Pictures.
ITV Encore has commissioned a second series of The Frankenstein Chronicles from Rainmark Films.
Studio Canal is set to develop an animated Paddington Bear television series after acquiring the rights to the iconic children’s character in a multi-million-pound deal.
China is set to crack down on local adaptations of international formats - a move that could significantly impact British firms looking to make inroads into the country.
ITV has ordered two more Maigret dramas based on the novels of Georges Simenon following the success of first Rowan Atkinson film.
Argonon has become the first major UK production group to come out in favour of Britain remaining in the European Union.
BBC1 has confirmed that The Witness For The Protection will be its latest Agatha Christie adaptation following the success of And Then There Were None.
Netflix has ordered a children’s animation series from Silvergate Media, the creators of CBeebies’ Octonauts.
ITN Productions has appointed former IMG executive vice president Alastair Waddington as its first director of sport.
CBeebies has ordered a 44-part series from FremantleMedia Kids and Comedy Central has picked up a social media-themed pilot from Avalon.
ITV has commissioned a documentary to mark the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster.
Newen, the French super-indie behind BBC2 period drama Versailles, is set to expand into the UK after it was acquired by commercial broadcaster TF1 earlier this year.
Pact chief executive John McVay has argued that a vote to leave the European Union next week will mean Britain loses a seat at the table when critical legislation on TV distribution is being negotiated.
ITV factual entertainment boss Sue Murphy is beginning to exert her influence as the department bids to find a hit on the scale of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!.
Palaeobiologist Tori Herridge is to front two Channel 4 natural history formats from different producers.