Gold has ordered Sir David Jason specials from Shiver and North One Television to help celebrate its 25th anniversary.
Line of Duty’s Lennie James, Doctor Foster’s Suranne Jones and Boardwalk Empire’s Stephen Graham are to star in a booze-laden crime drama for Sky Atlantic.
BBC Studios is adapting Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman novel Good Omens for Amazon and BBC2.
Phillip Schofield is heading to South Africa for a three-part series – the latest This Morning segment to be turned into a primetime order.
ITV is scrapping The X Factor spin-off show after 13 years to put more focus on its digital presence.
W has ordered a further two series of John Bishop: In Conversation With… following a successful debut run.
Former Channel 4 drama chief Liza Marshall has set up Hera Productions after stepping down from Archery Pictures last year.
Channel 4 is heading into the post-truth world with a season dedicated to fake news.
Endemol Shine North is to stream clips of Idris Elba: Fighter on Facebook to entice the ‘Instagram generation’ to Discovery’s kickboxing series.
Scottish current affairs indie Firecrest Films is to diversify into factual formats, features and history and science programming after receiving investment from Channel 4’s Growth Fund.
Former NBC Universal non-scripted chief David Mortimer has joined Mentorn and Firecracker owner Tinopolis Group as director of content.
The number of young viewers that watched Channel 4’s The Crystal Maze celebrity revival last year was a driving force behind the decision to bring back the cult gameshow for a supersized series.
Rugby leads Whisper’s women’s sports push Channel 4-backed indie Whisper Films is preparing a significant push into women’s sport after winning the contract to produce Women’s Six Nations rugby coverage for BBC2.
Channel 4 and Channel 5 have bumped two primetime shows following poor ratings performances.
Wife Swap is to return to Channel 4 for a Brexit-themed special.
Blink Films has landed a one-off BBC1 documentary exploring the physiological effects of stress as part of a season of mental health programming to play across the BBC this spring.
Line of Duty indie World Productions is to turn drug gang memoir Good Cop, Bad War into a television drama after optioning the scripted rights.
Dancing babies, kids who kill and men and women who refuse to go to the doctor are all set to appear on 5Star after the Channel 5 sister station ramped up its original commissioning strategy.
ITV Studios label Shiver has hired former Ricochet creative director Mark Rubens as head of documentary formats.
Channel 4 has dipped into its £20m Growth Fund to invest in Glasgow-based Firecrest Films, its first deal in news and current affairs.
BBC1 is hoping to repeat the success of The Night Manager after ordering an adaptation of John le Carré’s The Spy Who Came in From the Cold.
Peep Show US producer Jimmy Fox has launched a production business which will form part of Objective Media Group America.
Cineflix Media is partnering with former Handel Productions executive producer André Barro in a bid to boost international co-productions.
Entries have now opened for this year’s annual Broadcast Indie Survey.
Ultra HD channel Insight has ordered two extreme racing commissions from LSP.
ITV’s The Jinx-style series The Investigator: A British Crime Story has been picked up by Netflix.
Channel 4 has commissioned a supersized order of cult gameshow The Crystal Maze following its successful revival last year.
Hat Trick and Line Of Duty creator Jed Mercurio are working on an adaptation of HG Wells’ The Time Machine to mark the 150th anniversary of the sci-fi pioneer’s birth.