Paddy McGuinness has said he knew viewers wanted Top Gear to survive – despite there being a lot of “negativity” around the show.
Ant and Dec will take viewers on a trip into the hidden world of souped-up street racing for a new programme inspired by their life-long fascination with the world of car-modifiers.
Lee Mack’s real-time comedy Semi-Detached will return to BBC Two for a full series.
Werner Herzog has said the removal of the “fragile” human race from the planet would be “no tragedy”.
Andrew Neil is to front a new political programme on BBC Two after stepping down from hosting his long-running politics show This Week earlier this year.
Television has a problem attracting younger audiences and is watched primarily by “older, posher” people, the boss of BBC Two has said.
A new BBC documentary series is to give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at one of the world’s most famous museums.
Cameras will follow people living with dementia for two years in a new BBC documentary.
Louis Theroux will return to a controversial church hate group in Kansas 13 years after first visiting for a new BBC Two documentary.
University Challenge stars Eric Monkman and Bobby Seagull will don period costume as they revisit British history in a second series for BBC Two.
Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff inject Top Gear with a fresh dose of light-hearted chaos and calamity in the first full trailer for the new series.
The BBC has announced a new chat show – with “Vladimir Putin” as host.
Louis Theroux has said that “prisoner” Melania Trump would be an ideal subject for a documentary.
Lesley Manville has praised the comedy series Mum for its “refreshing” depiction of middle-aged love.
Comedian Stephen K Amos was ready to confront Pope Francis over homosexuality before a “life-changing” conversation.
Race Across The World winners Tony and Elaine Teasdale have said the British could take lessons from the people they met on their travels – who all felt a deep pride for their country.
The BBC is looking to enhance its coverage of film with two new cinematic commissions.
Toby Jones has said that his new comedy series will not include the word Brexit, because he thinks viewers will “switch off” if they hear it.
US series The Looming Tower, which explores whether rivalry between the FBI and CIA could have inadvertently set the path for 9/11, has been acquired by BBC Two.
Jools Holland will be joined by co-hosts on his music show as part of a revamp of the series, the BBC has announced.
Emily Maitlis has been named as the new presenter of BBC’s current affairs programme Newsnight.
Helen McCrory said she “gate-crashed” the auditions in order to land a plum role in new TV drama MotherFatherSon.
Colin Farrell has signed up to play harpooner and “brutish killer” Henry Drax in new BBC Two drama The North Water, the corporation has said.
More than 1,300 people signed up to the organ donor register following an episode of BBC Two documentary Hospital.
Alan Turing has been named the most “iconic” figure of the 20th century, fighting off competition from international leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr and Nelson Mandela.
Director Francis Whately has said the “real holy grail” of lost David Bowie footage is yet to be found.
Chris Packham will present a one-off programme for the BBC exploring the perils of global overpopulation.
Alastair Campbell will speak about his lifelong battle with debilitating depression and his hope for a “happier life” in a new BBC documentary.
Former banker Jenny Campbell is stepping down from her role as a Dragon on BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den.
Chris Packham has vowed to have some “cheeky little words” about the hunting of wildlife when he goes to collect his CBE at Buckingham Palace.