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Channel 4 has promoted Kevin Lygo to director of television and content as part of a restructure that sees BBC3 controller Julian Bellamy return to the channel as head of programmes.
Chorion chairman Lord Waheed Alli is joining SMG as a non-executive director as part of a number of changes to the company's board.
GMG Radio may have to wait until 2008 to secure the services of Graham Dene as the breakfast show presenter at its revamped Smooth station in London.
City analysts have questioned SMG's decision not to go ahead with a proposed merger with UTV and have cast doubt on how the company will survive going forward.
BBC3 has commissioned six new comedy pilots including a sketch show presented from a gay perspective and a sitcom about teenage life written by an 18-year-old.
Chrysalis Radio group head of programmes Pete Simmons is to leave the company and join GCap Media as group programme director for content and digital.
Emap-owned radio network Kiss is the latest media company to become embroiled in a phone-in scandal after admitting that a producer supplied incorrect answers to an on-air quiz.
Radio indies have said BBC Radio 4 is poised to slash millions from its commissioning budget and are blaming the cuts on the corporation's lower than expected licence fee settlement.
ITV Productions' entertainment department is developing a raft of music-based programmes after joining forces with Globe, the production arm of Universal Music.
Pact vice-chairman Nick Rosen has defended his comment piece in last week's Broadcastwhich prompted Pact chairman Alex Graham to email members claiming the article was a 'challenge to the authority' of the Pact council.
GCap's alternative music network Xfm is to boost the number of unsigned acts it uses in its stations' schedule following the launch of a My Space- style initiative.
Lion TV has secured exclusive access to the troops who guard the Queen for a major new primetime series for ITV1.
Former The Apprenticecontestant Syed Ahmed will spend£20,000 of his own money trying to launch a new business in a 60-minute Sky One documentary.
SMG has abandoned its on-going merger talks with UTV and has appointed Rob Woodward as its new chief executive.
Controversial DJ Bam Bam has been signed up by GCap's Capital Radio to replace Paul Gillies as the voice of a weeknight music show.
Director of BBC Vision Jana Bennett will look into the Saturday Kitchenphone-in furore and prepare a dossier for director general Mark Thompson.
Premium rate phone line regulator Icstis has launched a formal investigation into the BBC's Saturday Kitchenfollowing claims some pre-recorded shows were still encouraging callers to phone in.
GMG Radio has lined up former Virgin Radio presenter Martin Collins as the new voice of its drive time show on Smooth 102.2 FM.
The BBC has decided that every episode of its cookery show Saturday Kitchenwill be broadcast live following recent claims that some pre-recorded programmes still encouraged viewers to call in.
Channel 4 is in talks with Emap about a joint venture to run the publishing company's television channels, including The Hits and Kerrang!
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