Warp Films development producer Jen Kenwood is to leave the indie to join Drama Republic as head of development.
Sunset + Vine has won a competitive pitch to produce at least 50 hours of sports programming for BBC Scotland over the next 12 months.
BBC1 has commissioned a daytime series on the illegal sub-letting of council housing from Shine TV.
BBC Worldwide could “disproportionately” benefit from the corporation’s plans to increase BBC1 drama investment by £30m, according to Pact.
BBC proposals to open up 60% of its network radio hours to indies could provide a £60m shot in the arm to the production sector.
Tim Hincks has warned that foreign- owned indies such as Endemol Shine Group are being used as a “smokescreen” to overhaul the terms of trade, in a way that could result in the “Ukipification” of the British TV industry.
Channel 5 has supersized the third series of Knickerbockerglory’s fixed-rig format GPs: Behind Closed Doors.
Tim Hincks has labelled the TV industry “hideously middle class” and called for more detailed measurements of social backgrounds in diversity monitoring initiatives.
STV Productions has gained access to several Scottish prisons to witness inmates’ first and final days in jail for Sky 1.
BBC1 has commissioned Sundog Pictures to produce a documentary about alcohol for its The Truth About… science strand.
Channel 4 has commissioned an undercover documentary on money laundering from Terror in the Mall filmmaker Dan Reed.
ITV’s Off Their Rockers spin-off show is to be probed by Ofcom after its trailer featured a person emerging from a tumble dryer.
BBC music and arts commissioner Greg Sanderson is to join Ten Alps indie Brook Lapping as managing director in October.
All 4 has ordered a raft of shorts including its latest ad-funded series in partnership with Foster’s.
Entertainment One (eOne) and Creative England will plough a combined £500,000 into regional drama development as they bid to unearth a hit on the scale of Broadchurch.
Twofour bagged two pieces of business from ITV ahead of being acquired by the commercial broadcaster this week.
Channel 4 is launching an indie roadshow to help producers strike deals to commercialise their productions and generate new revenues.
Television has been warned it must urgently address its environmental impact after new data revealed that the carbon footprint of an hour’s programming is equivalent to eight flights to New York.
ITV is to air Big Talk Productions’ 10-part series about the complex relationship between Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle on ITV Encore.
ITV has agreed a deal to acquire The Jump producer Twofour Group for an initial £55m for 75% of the business.
Discovery executive Dan Korn has been hired as STV Productions’ creative director to focus on specialist factual and returnable programming.
Aurora Media, the sports media company headed up by former IMG and Endemol executive Lawrence Duffy, has won a bulk motor-racing order from ITV as it bids to shake up the sports production market.
BBC2 will follow people with neurological conditions as they attempt to find work as part of a “groundbreaking” series from Optomen.
Pineapple Dance Studios indie Pulse is ramping up its television business with the hire of former Fresh One Productions boss Roy Ackerman and Channel 4 factual commissioner Emma Cooper.
Channel 4 has confirmed that TFI Friday will return for a full eight-part series following the success of the anniversary show earlier this month.
Classic gameshow Bullseye is the subject of a new Sky Vision Productions documentary for free-to-air channel Challenge.
Channel 4 has ordered a second run of Paul Abbott’s cop drama No Offence ahead of its first series finale tonight.
The Walking Dead distributor Entertainment One (eOne) and funding body Creative England have agreed a partnership to develop and finance a drama slate from regional producers.