The BBC is developing a real-life Outnumbered starring Hugh Dennis and produced by Grant Mansfield’s Plimsoll Productions.
Emerging comedy trio WitTank, who have appeared on BBC3’s Live At The Electric, are developing a sitcom for E4.
Twofour and GroupM Entertainment will venture back to the Balearic Islands as they take ITV2’s Magaluf Weekender brand to Ibiza.
TUESDAY: BBC1’s pregnancy drama In The Club delivered a series high, as Channel 4’s Worst Place To Be A Pilot made a steady take off.
Bafta has hired Jez Nightingale, BBC in-house comedy’s head of production, as a sustainability production consultant.
Optomen’s cooking format Great British Menu is to be remade in France following a deal between broadcaster TF1 and indie Pernel Media.
Knickerbockerglory is to make two further Jodie Marsh-fronted documentaries for female-skewing channel TLC.
Long-time Ruby Films and Television producer Faye Ward has left the company after 14 years.
More 4 has ordered a 20-part run of Reef Television’s Selling Houses with Amanda Lamb.
MONDAY: Celebrity Big Brother got underway on Channel 5 with a peak of 2.7m, around 600,000 viewers down on the launch of last summer’s series.
BBC iPlayer is to head behind the scenes of Notting Hill Carnival with a four-part documentary series produced by Acme Films.
One senior production executive on all of Sky’s original commissions must come from a black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) background, as part of an ambitious set of diversity targets laid out by the pay-TV broadcaster.
Channel 4 will attempt to recreate the success of Big Fat Gypsy Weddings with a one-off Shiver documentary about British Asian nuptials.
BT Sport is giving serious consideration to producing its coverage of the Champions League and Europa League in-house when it begins broadcasting the football tournaments next year.
Left Bank Pictures’ sci-fi period drama Outlander is to return for a second series after being recommissioned by US network Starz.
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