UK Broadcast News
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Lynda La Plante is set to start developing projects with All3Media after the super-indie picked up the rights to 124 hours of the writer’s crime drama catalogue.
ITV is to make 120 jobs redundant across its business to “futureproof” following Brexit.
This week Talking TV was in the South of France at the Mipcom market in Cannes to find out about the latest internationally telly trends.
ITV director of television Kevin Lygo has called on programme makers to come up with more “happy, life affirming” dramas like The Durrells, saying he was “tired of endless murders”.
Sony-backed indie Blueprint Television is to turn Graham Norton’s debut novel into a high-end international drama series after optioning the book.
Studio Lambert is to explore teenage viewing habits in a spinoff of Gogglebox and is on the brink of a second major international deal for Common Sense, a similar format that shows real people giving their opinions on news and current events.
Simon Dickson and Lorraine Charker-Phillips are to leave ITV Studios to establish Label 1 in the indie sector.