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Top TV ideas are everywhere

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Ideas for great TV are everywhere. The concept for Channel 4’s Gogglebox is believed to have come from a runner.

A researcher is said to have thought of the idea that became ITV’s Saturday Night Takeaway.   

At an RTS Futures event, Introduction to TV Development, a panel of top development executives gave tips on how to develop and pitch ideas.

The Daily Mail launches TV series

The Daily Mail is launching a daily television series focusing on celebrity news, in partnership with Stage 29 Productions, owned by Dr Phil McGraw and his son Jay McGraw.

Speaking at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity today, McGraw said that DailyMailTV would be Sglobal in scope, adding that they intend to have a studio in London, New York, LA and Sydney.

McGraw came to international fame as Dr Phil, at first as a relationship expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show, before launching his own daily advice series Dr Phil.