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Strictly Come Dancing set for clash with The X Factor

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 17:35
The launch of BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing is to go head-to-head with ITV’s The X Factor after both shows were scheduled in a Sunday evening slot.

Drinks Tube event stirs interest

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 12:53
A live cocktail week event, produced by Jamie Oliver’s Fresh One Productions to support its Drinks Tube online channel, helped push the volume of weekly subscribers up by almost 50%.

BBC Academy plans freelance drama training

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 12:27
BBC Academy is to host two training days for drama freelancers in Birmingham and Salford later this year.

True North co-founder departs

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 12:23
True North co-founder Glyn Middleton has left the indie after 13 years following investment secured from Channel 4.

HBO Europe hires London-based drama exec

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 09:55
HBO Europe has hired its first London-based executive, The Borgias producer Steve Matthews.

Former Discovery exec Andrew Jackson joins Plimsoll

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 09:41
Former Discovery executive Andrew Jackson has joined Grant Mansfield’s fledgling indie Plimsoll Productions.

Brown Bob wins first BBC show

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 09:32
Fledgling indie Brown Bob Productions has hired Flame Television’s head of development and picked up its first commission - a BBC daytime format.

Chris Evans hints at TFI Friday revival

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 09:19
Cult chat show TFI Friday may make a return to Channel 4 for a one-off special episode according to former host Chris Evans.

BBC3 cooks up chicken shop sitcom

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 13:20
A sitcom set in a fried chicken shop, produced by Bwark and Two Brothers Pictures, is one of three comedies green-lit by BBC3.

Bwark cooks up BBC3 chicken shop sitcom

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 13:20
A Bwark Productions sitcom set in a fried chicken shop is one of three comedies green-lit by BBC3.

Love heads to Stockton for Benefits Street follow-up

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 13:18
Stockton-On-Tees’ Kingston Road has been selected by Love Productions as the location for the second series of Channel 4’s Benefits Street.

Sex Box scores US series

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 12:46
Controversial Channel 4 show Sex Box has been picked up for a full series in the US following a successful local pilot.  

BBC First creates interactive Twitter drama

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 12:41
International channel BBC First has called for Twitter users to contribute ideas to an online drama.

Amazon pilots The Foundation & Brown Bag kids shows

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 12:16
UK kids producers The Foundation and Brown Bag Films have picked up pilots from online video streaming service Amazon.

World Cup boosts UTV profits 62%

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 10:19
UTV has reported a 62% boost in profits as a result of an improving advertising market driven partly by the World Cup 2014.

CBS to remake Friday Night Dinner

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 10:06
US network CBS is to remake Big Talk Productions sitcom Friday Night Dinner.

Sherlock pulls off Emmy hat trick

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 10:03
BBC1 drama Sherlock has won a trio of awards at the 2014 Emmy Awards.

C4 named best channel at Edinburgh TV Awards

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 09:35
Channel 4 picked up a hat trick of gongs at this year’s Edinburgh International TV awards including the prize for channel of the year.

Moore blames social media for Generation Game mishap

Sat, 23/08/2014 - 12:49
BBC1 controller Charlotte Moore has blamed social media for the confusion over Miranda Hart’s involvement in a revival of The Generation Game.

Talking TV: Edinburgh special

Sat, 23/08/2014 - 12:35
A special edition of Talking TV heads to the Edinburgh International Television Festival to sort through all the major themes of this year’s conference.
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