Jamie Oliver Media Group is disbanding its 17-channel multichannel network Food Tube to focus on its core channels.
Geordie Shore star Charlotte Crosby is to front Show Us Ur Phone, a Snapchat gameshow for MTV.
A growing number of advertising agencies are eying original content production following a spate of senior hires and partnerships.
British drama writers often head to Hollywood after achieving domestic success, but Chris Lang, creator of ITV crime dramas including Unforgotten, crossed the Channel to Paris.
Suzi Aplin, the former producer of TFI Friday, Friday Night With Jonathan Ross and Comic Relief, has taken a staff job as Fulwell 73’s first head of non-scripted.
BBC daytime chief Dan McGolpin is searching for thought-provoking and topical breakfast shows and mid-morning returnable formats for BBC1.
BBC Worldwide has increased its stake in War And Peace producer Lookout Point and laid out a path to taking full ownership of the firm.
The cream of British commissioning talent will share their strategies at the Broadcast Commissioning Forum on 3 November.
Questions have been raised about the future of funding high-end British drama following claims that the sector is heading for a “sub-prime mortgage moment”.
Gogglebox indie Studio Lambert is developing a factual entertainment format for ITV in which teams will have one day to walk between two well-known landmarks.
The Great British Bake Off is heading to Mexico and Bulgaria after BBC Worldwide secured two international format sales.
Amazon-owned audio service Audible is gearing up to launch podcast network Audible Channels, featuring hundreds of hours of original programming, in the UK.
Netflix is preparing to put a number of commissioners on the ground in the UK with content boss Ted Sarandos revealing the streaming service is committed to British originals.
Jay Hunt and James Purnell have gone toe-to-toe over The Great British Bake Off, in a fiery on-stage exchange at the RTS London conference.
Ofcom chief executive Sharon White has pledged to step up the regulator’s work around diversity and intends to give a “harder edge” to requirements placed on the BBC.
Canadian comedian Katherine Ryan will reveal how the super-rich built their fortunes in a Channel 4 series.
Studio Lambert deputy head of development Natalie McArdle has returned to Electric Ray five months after leaving the indie.
An episode of Harry Hill’s TV Burp which mocked the transgender community will be re-edited after Ofcom ruled it had become intolerable to shifting audience attitudes.
Broadcast publisher MBI has launched a dedicated World Of Locations website – a resource dedicated to showcasing the world’s film, TV and commercial locations.
The Night Manager wins at the Production Guild Awards, while drama indie Synchronicity options Man Booker shortlisted His Bloody Project.
Digging for Britain indie 360Production has appointed Renegade Pictures executive producer Belinda Cherrington as its first director of UK factual.
Game of Thrones star Alfie Allen is to front a football documentary for History, funded by fledgling content agency Krempelwood Entertainment.
Channel 4 has picked up the UK broadcast rights to NBC’s relationship drama This is Us from Twentieth Century Fox Distribution.
Hungry Bear Media is to pilot a talk-show spin-off of Mrs Brown’s Boys in which Agnes throws open the doors of her home to a string of celebrity guests and members of the public.
Endemol Shine has teamed up with one of Asia’s leading content companies CJ E&M to co-produce a reality format that launches in South Korea next month.
Glasgow-based indie Hello Halo has appointed Mentorn development executive Natalie Hill as head of development.
Sky News and ITN have picked up International Emmys for their news coverage.
Paul Hollywood has signed a three-series deal to continue to front The Great British Bake Off as Mary Berry revealed she will depart following its move to Channel 4.