Amazon Prime Video has emerged as the surprise home of the new motoring show from Jeremy Clarkson and his former Top Gear team.
Jim Pullin, the Bafta award-winning executive producer of A League Of Their Own, has died at the age of 57.
Possessed, the ITV Studios label set up by Deal Or No Deal banker Glenn Hugill, has won its first series commission and has assembled an executive team to create risk-taking formats.
Formats from Zodiak Media’s British indies could travel around the world more quickly after the firm agreed to merge with French production group Banijay.
Sky is to continue to acquire UK production companies but will focus on smaller indies rather than targeting super-indie groups.
Sky 1 has ordered a bumper 20-part documentary about the Greater Manchester Police force from Shine TV.
Muslim drag queens and multi-million pound mega-yachts are to be the subject of two Channel 4 documentaries from Swan Films and Icon Films.
Channel 4 is to stop screening its NFL coverage after two years as the two parties failed to agree a new deal.
Objective Productions has revealed its first commission following the departure of chief executive Andrew Newman – a full series building on two-part documentary It Was Alright in the 70s.
The merger between Banijay Group and Zodiak Media will bring together over 45 international production businesses. Click to see who owns what and where.
Banijay Group and Zodiak Media are to merge create a production group with revenues of around $1billion (£640m).
Creative Skillset has launched its Creative Media Industries Census – offering employers the chance to help build a picture of the industry.
Davina McCall is to front 7 Wonder’s first Channel 4 commission – a health-based format combining features and factual elements.
Nigel Pickard has joined the board of drama financiers and producer Nevision after stepping down as chief executive of Zodiak UK Kids and chair of The Foundation last year.
BBC Worldwide’s US production chiefs Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner will launch their drama indie Bad Wolf next month with backing from the Welsh government.
Sky Arts has commissioned the first projects from its £1m-per year Amplify initiative.
UKTV has agreed a deal with Amazon-owned digital audio service Audible to fund the third series of Crackanory.
Ten Alps will invest £250,000 in the resurrected drama producer Chrysalis Vision by 2017.
Channel 4 has wasted no time in commissioning a second series of controversial Danish format Married at First Sight.
Flexible working group Media Parents is running a mentoring and work placement scheme at the Edinburgh International TV Festival to help parents get back into work.
Maker Studios has commissioned its first pilot from a UK indie – a GamesMaster-style video game show produced by Somethin’ Else.
Professor Mary Beard is to front an hour-long documentary on the restoration of Pompeii for BBC1.
Boundless has signed Michael Portillo for his tatest BBC2 railway adventure and Twofour is to explore tragedies for Nat Geo. Click for more
Little Dot Studios has set its sights on a move into linear TV production after hiring three Maverick execs, including creative director of digital Dan Jones.
Sky has tied up its fourth indie deal, taking a majority stake in The Tube producer Blast! Films.
Discovery-owned Raw TV has promoted Richard Bond to its head of UK factual after picking up a raft of new business.
Colette Foster, the former co-managing director of Remarkable Television, has launched an indie three months after revealing she was leaving Endemol Shine UK.
Richard Hammond has landed his first post-Top Gear job, heading into the jungles of the Amazon for a Sky 1 documentary.