ITV is adapt NBC challenge gameshow American Ninja Warrior after ITV Studios label Potato acquired the rights to the format.
US cable network Syfy has acquired Troy: Street Magic after striking a deal directly with Zig Zag Productions.
Channel 4 will explore the world of British far-right politics in a documentary produced by Mentorn Media.
British Ebola survivor William Pooley is to deliver Channel 4’s Alternative Christmas Message in 2014.
Sharon Horgan’s indie Merman Films is developing a Sarah Jessica Parker-fronted comedy for US premium cable network HBO.
The BBC is on the hunt for the first visibly disabled entrepreneur to star in next year’s series of The Apprentice following criticism over a lack of diversity in previous series of BBC1’s business show.
A London night bus is to be fitted with 16 cameras for Channel 4’s latest fixed-rig format from Blast! Films.
Channel 4 has axed Gogglebox’s Michael family from the show after father Andrew announced he plans to stand for Ukip in next year’s general election.
CBBC has ordered a factual entertainment format about the film industry featuring Hollywood actor Michael Sheen from Horrid Henry indie Novel Entertainment.
The second series of Broadchurch is to include more of a “thriller narrative” than the debut run according to writer Chris Chibnall.
CITV has commissioned a second series of Thunderbirds Are Go! ahead of the return of its revamp.
NBC head of comedy and Lucky Giant founder Mario Stylianides has left the business and been replaced by BBC executive Justin Davies.
The Shine, Endemol and Core Media merger has been given regulatory approval and will begin trading under the banner Endemol Shine Group on 1 January 2015.
Channel 4 and Blakeway have been ordered to disclose documents used in a 2013 Dispatches film criticising Ryanair’s fuel policy.
Oxford Scientific Films (OSF) has hired Watershed TV’s creative director Emma Morgan as it bids to broaden its programming slate.
Former Future and ITN chief executive Mark Wood has been named chief executive of Ten Alps.
BBC1 abduction drama The Missing will return for a second series with a fresh story, cast and location.
Channel 5 has commissioned a four part documentary series which will explore Loch Lomond.
ITV is to adapt literary classic Beowulf as it adds to its slate of fantasy adventure dramas.
September Films’ revamp of entertainment classic Celebrity Squares has been recommissioned by ITV.
Brighton-based production company If Not Us Films has landed its first BBC commission – a feature documentary about the history of British policewomen.
Talking TV goes all festive with its second annual telly industry Christmas quiz.
BBC1 daytime quiz Decimate is set to be remade in Spain after a local indie optioned the CPL format.
Warner Bros Television Production UK is preparing to launch a training course to discover new development talent.
Channel 5 has green-lit an internet-inspired show about cats from Mentorn Media.
Sky 1 is teaming a group of OAPs with YouTube friendly youths in a six-part series from Princess Productions.
The BBC, ITV and Broadchurch indie Kudos have teamed up with the Edinburgh International Television Festival to investigate the lack of diversity among production crews.
The Great British Bake Off producer Love Productions is looking to recreate its success in the kitchen with a pottery themed competition for BBC2.