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Davies' pitch for Doctor Who was the first one he wrote voluntarily; previously, he opted to outline concepts of shows to commissioning executives and offer to write the pilot episode because he feltthat a pitch made him "feel like [he's] killing the work".[80] The fifteen-page pitch outlined a Doctor who was "your best friend; someone you want to be with all the time", the nineteen-year-oldRose Tyler (Billie Piper) as a "perfect match" for the new Doctor, avoidance of the forty-year back story "except for the good bits", the retention of the TARDIS, sonic screwdriver, and Daleks, removalof the Time Lords, and a greater focus on humanity.[80] His pitch was submitted for the first production meeting in December 2003 and a series of thirteen episodes was obtained by pressure from BBCWorldwide and a workable budget from Julie Gardner.[80]

The first new series of Doctor Who featured eight scripts by Davies;the remainder were allocated to experienced dramatists and writers for theshow's ancillary releases:[81] Steven Moffat penned a two-episode story, and Mark Gatiss, Robert Shearman, and Paul Cornell each wrote one script.[81] Davies also approached his old friend Paul Abbottand Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling to write for the series; both declined due to existing commitments.[81] Shortly after he secured writers for the show, Davies stated that he had no intention toapproach writers for the old series; the only writer he would have wished to work with was Holmes, who died in May 1986.[81]

By early 2004, the show had settled into a regular production cycle.Davies, Gardner, and BBC Controller of Drama Mal Young took posts as executive producers, and Phil Collinson, his old colleague from Granada, took the role of producer.[82] Davies' official role as headwriter and executive producer, or "showrunner", consisted of laying a skeletal plot for the entire series, holding "tone meetings" to correctly identify the tone of an episode, often described in one...
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