BBC News is recruiting representatives for an under 30s panel from across all areas of the department to help shape strategy.
BBC Studios head of factual Natalie Humphreys has become the latest executive to leave the corporation.
Catastrophe co-producer Merman has hired comedian Katy Brand to beef up its development team.
The BBC could again be frustrated in its efforts to lure a high-profile external executive into a major new content role after an attempt to hire former Channel 4 boss Michael Jackson stalled.
Steven D Wright has become the first producer to join Remy Blumenfeld and Justin Bodle’s fledgling production network.
Initial’s development chief Catherine Lynch has been promoted to creative director following the departure of Nick Samwell-Smith.
A crowd-funded YouTube channel will help aspiring TV professionals break into the industry by offering them advice about how to get ahead.
T. Rex Autopsy executive producer Paul Wooding is leaving Impossible Factual to set up a Bristol-based production company, backed by indie investment network Bob & Co.
Mark Freeland’s departure is expected to herald more changes at BBC Studios, with sources suggesting new director Mark Linsey wants its genre heads to be business rather than creative leaders.
Peaky Blinders producer Caryn Mandabach has warned the BBC to “stay away” from whodunnit-style dramas as it strives to find a distinctive voice.
The co-creators of horror gameshow Release the Hounds have joined forces to launch a genre-bending indie, backed by FremantleMedia.
Mark Freeland is to leave the BBC and will not take up the post of head of scripted comedy and drama at BBC Studios when the new division launches tomorrow.
Blast! Films is opening a Brighton office to be headed up by Boundless executive producer Sarah Spencer.
Subscription VoD service Amazon is hunting for an original programming chief to run its UK production division.
All3Media chief executive Jane Turton has claimed that 2016 is all about talent for the super-indie after it ushered in a new era for Optomen and struck a fresh deal with Gordon Ramsay.
CPL producer Alex Moody has joined the BBC comedy commissioning team and will take an active role in the broadcaster’s diversity push.
Former Channel 4 colleagues Tina Flintoff and Nick Hornby are to take over at Optomen, as Pat Llewellyn steps down from the All3Media indie after 22 years.
The BBC has leapt to the defence of Chris Evans, arguing that a report about the presenter’s aggressive behaviour towards junior production staff is “completely untrue”.
The Indie Training Fund (ITF) has appointed BBC Comedy talent acquisition executive Carrie Britton as managing director.
Chewing Gum creator Michaela Coel has criticised the exclusivity of the TV industry after being named 2016’s breakthrough talent at the Bafta craft awards.
Veteran TV producers Remy Blumenfeld and Justin Bodle have revealed plans for a £3m production network to help establish 10 indies.
Russell T Davies, Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan were among the off-screen talent recognised at the Bafta Television Craft Awards last night.
Comedian and Bafta award winning writer Victoria Wood has died at the age of 62 following a short battle with cancer.
The BBC’s independent drama commissioning editor Lucy Richer is to step up as acting controller of drama following Polly Hill’s departure.
Former Fox TV Studios exec Bea Hegedus has launched a London-based consultancy to broker international format deals and offer programme support for fledgling OTT services.
The unprecedented number of senior management departures is an inevitable consequence of restructuring the BBC, according to programming boss Charlotte Moore.
Toast of London producer Kate Daughton has joined Shane Allen’s BBC comedy commissioning team after Gregor Sharp went on sabbatical.
Ofcom has appointed MT (Mary Teresa) Rainey as deputy chairman of Channel 4.
Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond have teamed up with a co-founder of Zeebox to launch a “bold digital venture” to sit alongside their new series for Amazon Prime Video.
Sixteen indies have been selected to receive business development training to help unlock up to £2m each in angel investment through the Indielab scheme.
Sony Pictures exec Wayne Garvie, The Foundry’s Alex Mahon and Neal Street’s Pippa Harris are among the top-level speakers at this year’s Media Summit.
Kevin Lygo has taken just two months to rip up ITV’s settled commissioning structure as he looks to breathe fresh life into entertainment, factual and drama.
Siobhan Greene is to become ITV’s Saturday night supremo as the dust begins to settle on director of television Kevin Lygo’s major commissioning overhaul.
Ralph Rivera’s role as the BBC’s digital director has been made redundant and the online boss will take on a six-month education project for the corporation.
NBC Universal content chief James Newton is joining Nickelodeon UK & Ireland as vice president of programming.
Culture secretary John Whittingdale has admitted that he unknowingly had a relationship with a sex worker.
The Only Way Is Essex commissioner Claire Zolkwer is to leave ITV after Peter Davey was named head of comedy entertainment during the broadcaster’s major restructure.
Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner’s drama indie Bad Wolf has appointed Wiggin LLP partner Miles Ketley as chief operating officer and poached three senior BBC Worldwide Productions staff.
Former ITV exec Alison Sharman is returning to the UK after three years at Australian public broadcaster SBS.
The key quotes from the commercial broadcaster’s newly-formed commissioning team.
BBC drama controller Polly Hill, Optomen managing director Sue Murphy and ITV Studios’ Siobhan Greene have been confirmed as the star signings in ITV director of television Kevin Lygo’s new commissioning team.
Cohen Media Group president Daniel Battsek has been appointed director of Film 4.
Henry Normal is to leave Baby Cow Productions nearly two decades after launching the Alan Partridge indie with Steve Coogan.
Director Tilda Swinton, sportsman Ronnie O’Sullivan and Lord David Puttnam are to feature as part of the Sheffield Doc/Fest line-up.
Television industry heavyweights including James Purnell, Sophie Turner Laing and Delia Bushell will be among the keynote speakers at this year’s Media Summit.
ITV director of television Kevin Lygo is closing in on naming his top team, with speculation growing that ITV Studios entertainment boss Siobhan Greene is poised for a move upstairs.
A spate of senior departures from the BBC has fuelled growing unease about the cuts and organisational change facing the corporation under its new charter.
Comedy Central has hired the head of Detectorists-producer Channel X North as its development chief.
Somethin’ Else chief creative officer Paul Bennun has left the multiplatform content business after more than 20 years.
Culture minister Ed Vaizey has called the state of diversity in the creative industries “completely unacceptable”.
Tony Hall has defended the role of public service broadcasting and admitted that he feels under attack from the media and Westminster.
Studio Lambert has hired Natalie McArdle as its deputy head of development.
eOne senior vice president Charlotte Thorp has joined Lionsgate UK as senior vice president and head of European television sales.
BBC drama controller Polly Hill is on the brink of a shock move to ITV, Broadcast can reveal.
The BBC’s first female Natural History Unit (NHU) boss Wendy Darke has become the latest BBC Studios board member to leave the corporation.
Discovery’s European boss Dee Forbes has been appointed as director general of Irish public broadcaster RTÉ.
Film 4 head David Kosse is to step down from his position after 18 months to join US studio STX Entertainment.
ITV drama boss Steve November is to leave the broadcaster after sixteen years.
US production company Megalomedia has hired the series producer of Help! My Supply Teacher is Magic as its head of development as it looks to grow its UK ouput.
Welsh indie Rondo Media has appointed Sion Clwyd Roberts as its commercial director.
Dermot O’Leary will be back at the helm of The X Factor when the long-running format returns to ITV in the autumn.
BBC head of current affairs Fiona Campbell has moved into the newly-created role of controller of BBC News mobile and online.
Gogglebox commissioner David Glover and Dragonfly TV managing director Mark Raphael are joining forces to establish a production company.
Sky has taken a minority stake in Pat Younge’s production company Sugar Films, continuing its UK indie investment strategy.
Some of entertainment’s biggest names have paid tribute to Jon Beazley, the former BBC in-house entertainment boss who died at the weekend.
Love Productions creative director Richard McKerrow has admitted that The Great British Bake Off indie is too reliant on the BBC and Channel 4.
Clare Pizey has been named as the ‘editorial lead’ in charge of Top Gear following mounting speculation about the show’s leadership in the fall-out from the controversial cenotaph stunt.
Acting BBC director of television Mark Linsey has been appointed director of BBC Studios with immediate effect after Peter Salmon decided to join Endemol Shine Group.
Former BBC in-house entertainment boss and Strictly Come Dancing showrunner Jon Beazley has died after a short illness.
David Ellender has left Slingshot Global Media, the international drama firm that he established in 2014, according to reports.
Adam Crozier’s pay packet fell by 18% in 2015 but the ITV chief executive still took home nearly £4m including bonuses and benefits.
ITV America has appointed former Turner and Mark Burnett executive David Eilenberg to run ITV Entertainment.
Endemol Shine UK is preparing to fight back against a creative exodus after nine of its most senior editorial staff left the company following its mega-merger 15 months ago.
Animation UK chair Oli Hyatt is stepping down from the organisation he co-founded to enable it to transform into a fully-fledged trade body.
Twenty Twenty director of programmes Lisa Edwards is to join Lion Television as factual creative director.
Jay Hunt has claimed that Channel 4 is capable of rivalling the “greatest creative organisations in the world” after transforming its approach to commissioning.
David Abraham has hit back at claims from culture secretary John Whittingdale that privatisation would liberate the broadcaster and redefine its “fuzzy” remit.
Tiger Aspect has restructured its senior comedy team to give Ben Cavey, the managing director of its Cave Bear label, an expanded role.
The BBC editorial lead on Top Gear has become as much of a mystery as the identity of The Stig - but Broadcast can now unmask the executive responsible for the BBC2 show.
Tim Hancock has left his role as Naked Entertainment’s head of development after five months to join Channel 4’s features and daytime commissioning team.
BBC Radio chief director Helen Boaden is to warn that new governance proposals could turn the corporation into a “state broadcaster”.
Culture secretary John Whittingdale has voiced “surprise” at Charlotte Moore’s defensive reaction to government-commissioned research showing that BBC1 has become less distinctive in recent years.
Data chief Gill Whitehead is leaving Channel 4 after eight years to join Google.
The BBC is lining up a contemporary comedy from Catastrophe co-creator Sharon Horgan and The IT Crowd writer Graham Linehan as a counter to its season of sitcom revivals.
Big Brother showrunner Nick Samwell-Smith will become the latest high-profile Endemol Shine Group departure after deciding to step down as the boss of Initial.
Channel 4’s Formula 1 coverage will be more “detailed, diverse and fun” than the BBC’s, according to its presenting team.
Working Title Television has hired former Kudos executive Andrew Woodhead as managing director.
Director general Tony Hall has revealed that the BBC must make deeper savings than previously set out – cutting £800m from its budget by 2022.
BBC comedy commissioner Chris Sussman is to replace Myfanwy Moore as BBC Studios’ head of comedy.
Content supremo Charlotte Moore has issued a “loud and clear” defence of BBC1 distinctiveness and claimed not to recognise the secretary of state’s criticism of the channel.
Former Maverick chief executive Jim Sayer and ex-Bullseye managing director Ed Crick are to run Red Bull’s UK programming team.
Kevin Lygo is to split ITV’s director of entertainment and factual roles, previously held by Elaine Bedell and Richard Klein, to create a flatter, more focused commissioning structure.
Chris Evans was given a verbal warning by the BBC for repeatedly plugging TFI Friday on his BBC Radio 2 breakfast show last year, it has emerged.
Channel 4’s head of drama development Surian Fletcher-Jones is leaving the broadcaster after three years to join the indie sector.
Endemol Shine Group’s digital chief Georg Ramme is to leave the company and will be replaced by commercial boss Wim Ponnet.
Danny Carvalho is to become a commissioning editor for factual entertainment at Channel 4.
Former BFI chairman succeeds Sophie Turner Laing in the role as vice president for television.
Wall to Wall Television has appointed The Getaway Car executive producer Andy Rowe to replace Moira Ross as head of entertainment.
Red Arrow Entertainment Group, which owns indies including CPL Productions and Nerd, has promoted James Baker to president.
The person tasked with rebuilding BBC Studios will be named this month after Peter Salmon’s move to Endemol Shine Group shocked the industry and rocked in-house production.
Government proposals to privatise Channel 4 could result in increased racial alienation and cultural segregation, according to leading race equality campaigner Trevor Phillips.
Coronation Street creator Tony Warren MBE has died aged 79.
The BBC Trust has claimed that it is “very important” that the government take heed of public support voiced for the corporation as part of the consultation on charter renewal.
Chief executive Adam Crozier is expected to shed light on ITV’s recent senior management changes and address falling viewing figures as the broadcaster prepares to report strong full-year results on Wednesday.