Every show—in fact, every piece of art—should be a reflection of audiences' lives... and every story throughout history can be boiled down to a single sentence.
A film consultant is not the most qualified person to guide you through developing a TV series. They may be able to give you pointers on scenes and dialogue, but the truth is... TV and film are two totally different crafts.
Writers are unfortunately often perceived to be at the bottom of the food chain in the feature world. But in the world of TV, it’s a very different story.