BBC science and natural history commissioner Kim Shillinglaw has emerged as the frontrunner to become the next controller of BBC2.
BBC director of television Danny Cohen took to Twitter to discuss the decision to shift BBC3 online with viewers.
ITV has ordered a third series of its in-house department store drama Mr Selfridge.
Directors UK and the BBC are piloting a workshop for women TV directors who are keen to return to work after a career break or reposition their career.
US cable network E! has commissioned a Liz Hurley-fronted royal family drama that will be set and shot in the UK.
US pay-TV broadcaster Starz has boarded BBC drama The Missing.
Discovery has ordered a Siberian reality series from Raw TV, the first commission to emerge after the indie was acquired by the factual broadcaster earlier this week.
Sky Living has recommissioned Tiger Aspect-comedy Mount Pleasant for a fourth series.
Netflix has acquired the UK rights to Robert Rodriguez’s TV adaptation of From Dusk Till Dawn.
Danny Cohen has said BBC4 will remain a TV channel in the short term – but warned that a tough licence fee settlement would put the factual channel next in the firing line.
Danny Cohen has begun briefing BBC3’s key suppliers and talent about plans to take the service online, amid fears that the axe is hanging over many of the channel’s big brands.
The BBC faces making unilateral programming budget cuts of up to 25% if BBC3 is not taken off air, according to Danny Cohen.
BBC3’s projected 2015/6 budget was £75m – which will now be radically reallocated.
London Live has commissioned SoundClash, a 12-part live music show from music indie 3DD.
Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to continue to back high-end film and TV tax credit breaks, claiming that they are “working so well”.
BBC2’s 37 Days launched with more than 2m viewers on Thursday, while Birds of a Feather has secured a recommission after smashing the slot average.
BBC3’s imminent move reveals DG is not afraid to make tough calls
It’s destination Top Gear on the Talking TV podcast as executive producer Andy Wilman drops in to discuss the BBC2 motoring show.