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.
David Harewood has said that mental health issues need not be a barrier to success and hopes a documentary about his psychotic breakdown will help others to feel the same.
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.
Gay 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.