Channel 4 is to imagine what the country would look like if Ukip was in power in a docu-drama produced by Raw TV.
A star prepared to leave his vanity at the door and try anything on camera was a real boon
Northern Ireland’s production community believe that BBC charter renewal offers an opportunity to build on successes such as Game Of Thrones and The Fall.
GroupM Entertainment is targeting its next stage of growth after turning a significant loss into a profit in its most recent financial year.
Call The Midwife creator Heidi Thomas is developing a US-based drama about nurses working in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1920s.
Some of the UK’s leading indies have voiced concerns that the plans to transform BBC Production will result in the division walking off with major production contracts.
Maverick TV, Little Dot Studios and talent agency Gleam are planning to create more brand-supported content on Daily Mix after the YouTube channel passed 500,000 subscribers.
Red Planet Pictures has revealed the latest winners of its annual prize for aspiring writers.
Masterchef host Gregg Wallace is to front one of two major orders picked up by RDF Television for the BBC.
Pact has published a set of anti-bribery guidelines and warned producers who fail to comply could land unlimited fines or custodial sentences.
Classic ITV psychological crime drama Wire In The Blood is being adapted in the US by Endemol Studios for ABC.
Midsomer Murders has become the first TV show inducted into the Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame as BBC1’s Happy Valley picked up two awards.
BBC drama Sherlock and noir crime drama Y Gwyll/Hinterland were the biggest winners at last night’s 23rd annual Bafta Cymru awards in Cardiff.
Channel 4 has ordered a fourth series of Twofour’s fixed-rig classroom format Educating…
Amazon has opted to schedule Ripper Street, its first UK commission, in a regular weekly slot rather than follow the Netflix model of releasing the entire series all at once.
Will Smith, director of programmes at RDF Television, is to leave the Zodiak Media-owned production company.
Pact has updated its data protection and security guidelines for indies and broadcasters to include website cookies, location-based data and anonymisation.
Whizz Kid Entertainment is in talks with potential investors after Ingenious wound up the media investment fund that owns nearly half of the indie.
Wind In The Willows is poised to be the next classic children’s brand brought back to life following a glut of British kids’ TV revivals.
All3Media digital company Little Dot Studios is to create a pilot a month for Channel 4’s online short-form video platform Shorts.
Shine Soho, the indie label behind all UK MasterChef series, has lured Mary Berry away from Love Productions for her latest BBC2 format.
Drama producers Rainmark Films and Archery Pictures have secured separate deals to produce series for ITV and Channel 4
The natural history genre has become “tired” and producers must work harder to convince broadcasters to invest in shows, according to Oxford Scientific Films boss Clare Birks.
7 Wonder has stepped up its recruitment drive with the appointment of Oxford Scientific Films’ (OSF) Steve Condie as head of specialist factual.
Channel 5 is to explore poverty through the eyes of children in a one-off documentary from Spun Gold.
Channel 4 is developing a drama exploring the reasons some British-born Muslims are joining the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis) with Liza Marshall’s fledgling indie Archery Pictures.
Animal Planet has ordered Meet The Orangutans, an eight-part follow up to its hit series Meet The Sloths.
Tony Jordan’s Red Planet Pictures has formalised his long-standing relationship with BBC Worldwide, striking a first-look deal with the international distributor.