London Live commissioner Derren Lawford has joined fledgling indie Woodcut Media as creative director.
Ofcom is to investigate whether Channel 5 documentary Blinging Up Baby broke broadcasting rules on protecting the welfare of children.
The Sun has moved into original commissioning with the launch of an online entertainment format produced by Gogglebox Entertainment.
SUNDAY: Downton Abbey returned with its lowest series launch audience in four years, but still thrashed Our Girl on BBC1.
DCI Banks is to return for a fourth series next year after becoming one of ITV’s most bankable crime dramas.
Penelope Keith is to explore the changing face of rural Britain in a three-part series for More 4.
The secret flirting techniques of capuchin monkeys will be highlighted in a two-part documentary series for BBC1.
As the No campaign celebrated victory a little after 6am this morning, the BBC carried images of celebrating activists clutching glasses of wine. It had been a long night.
Endemol is beefing up its multi-channel network Endemol Beyond by launching videogame channel Legends of Gaming.
THURSDAY: BBC1’s coverage of the Scottish referendum peaked with nearly 5m as viewers waited for the results to start being announced.
Red Production Company has reshuffled its senior creative team as it looks to grow its international output and secure work with online platforms.
US network ABC has ordered 500 Questions (working title), an ambitious gameshow from Warner Bros non-scripted chief Mike Darnell and Survivor creator Mark Burnett.
A well-known production company has lodged a formal complaint with the BBC following the commission of Electric Ray’s Saturday night gameshow Prized Apart.
Shine-owned multi-channel network (MCN) ChannelFlip has drawn up ambitious growth plans, including proposals to work with rival networks’ YouTube stars, the launch of a talent agency and a children’s service.
Films of Record wants to branch out into lighter factual content in an effort to secure longer-running series following Roger Graef ’s decision to step back.
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