Room 414 founder Richard Ackerman has left Sebastian Scott’s Predictable Media production hub.
Charity event Comic Relief is to include pro-celebrity darts next year after the BBC ordered a tournament from Zeppotron.
Sky 1 is to follow inner-city school debating teams for an eight-part documentary series from Educating Yorkshire producer Twofour.
Cineflix Rights is planning to increase the amount of third-party content it distributes after acquiring two British-made series.
The BBC Academy has added extra dates to its Expert Voices: BAME Talent programme to extend its reach.
Around 900 professionals from a range of diverse backgrounds will receive training bursaries of up to £1,600 under Creative Skillset’s Diversity Fund.
Lord Sebastian Coe has ruled himself out of the race to become the next BBC Trust chair.
Gordon Ramsay’s daughter is to front a CBBC cookery series produced by the celebrity chef’s indie One Potato Two Potato.
BBC Worldwide exec Elin Thomas has joined Passion Distribution as global head of sales.
BBC commercial director Bal Samra has been handed a beefed up role with responsibility for the broadcaster’s business partnerships, spend management and global and digital developments.
The BBC Trust’s expenses claims have dropped by 10% year-on-year in the six months from October to March 2014.
Former Zeppotron managing director Annabel Jones has joined forces with long term collaborator Charlie Brooker to launch an Endemol-owned scripted indie.
BSkyB has increased its investment in Jaunt, a Silicon Valley business that enables virtual reality technology to be applied to live-action programming.
Channel 4 has acquired the second series of Fargo after the dark drama was renewed by US cable network FX.
Glasgow-based indie Raise the Roof is to delve into celebrities’ childhood holiday memories for a BBC1 daytime series.
MONDAY: Channel 5 and BBC3 performed solidly with tabloid TV documentaries Blinging Up Baby and Tulisa: The Price of Fame.
“It’s not an easy watch. Doucet’s commentary is weighed down with tragedy and horror, an artillery barrage of gloom”
The latest edition of Talking TV runs the rule over the BBC Trust’s television services review and Sky’s 70% stake in Love Productions.
Initiatives like the John Brabourne Awards can kickstart broadcasting careers, says Richard Wilson