New York – (March 22, 2017) – Today, the seven-time Emmy® award-winning, critically-acclaimed and nationally-syndicated The Dr. Oz Show received its eighth nomination for Outstanding Informative Talk Show and host Dr. Mehmet Oz received his eighth nomination for Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host announced for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy® awards. This is the eighth consecutive nomination in each category for Dr. Oz and The Dr. Oz Show production team led by executive producer Amy Chiaro and co-executive producers Stacy Rader and Laurie Rich. Additional nominations include Outstanding Interactive Enhancement to a Daytime Program or Series and Outstanding Technical Team and Outstanding Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing.
Now in its eighth season, having reached the 1000th episode milestone and having curated over 1400 landmark episodes, The Dr. Oz Show has impacted millions of lives by teaching viewers how to make every day count. Under the direction of Chiaro, The Dr. Oz Show debuted in 2009 with the highest-rated syndication launch in over a decade. Seen around the world in 118 countries, The Dr. Oz Show has been used as a format to create new original versions of the show in over 12 countries.
During the eighth season of The Dr. Oz Show, celebrity guests such as Bobby Brown, DJ Khaled, Tim Tebow, Teresa Giudice, Theresa Caputo and many more have opened up and shared their personal struggles and perspectives on health with Dr. Oz. This season featured exclusive interviews and never seen before moments as Dr. Oz covered timely events effecting our nation such as The Mothers of The Movement, The Orlando Incredibles from the Orlando Club Massacre, the murder mystery of the NYC slain jogger, and the USA Gymnastics Scandal shocking the nation. With its signature True Crime Tuesday series, the show took on the crimes that covered the headlines in the 90’s such as the O.J. Simpson Trial, The Menendez Brothers 27 years after they murdered their parents, JonBenet Ramsey, what happened to Laci Peterson and much more.
“Our amazing, one of a kind team strives to make a positive and impactful difference in the lives of our viewers every day. We educate, inform and entertain our viewer’s lives across a variety of platforms with lifesaving information, helpful facts, and useful knowledge you can only get on this show,” said Amy Chiaro. “I am immensely humbled and thrilled that our peers continue to acknowledge our work.”
“We are extremely proud to have received this nomination for the eighth year in a row and to be recognized by our esteemed peers” said Stacy Rader. “We are grateful for our dedicated, talented team and their unparalleled hard work this season!”
“We took chances this season with new but necessary content for the betterment of our viewers. I’m proud of my team for taking these great risks which resulted in great rewards - earning these esteemed nominations from our exceptional colleagues,” said Dr. Mehmet Oz. “After eight years on the air, I’m humbled to continue to see the belief in our show’s purpose and my life’s work mission. These nominations are a result of our team's passion, leadership, talent and dedication to The Dr. Oz Show.”
Upcoming guests on The Dr. Oz Show include Oprah Winfrey (April 20th), Randy Jackson (April 26th) and Alec Baldwin (April 28th). Episodes in April also include a sit down with Nancy Grace for a special edition of True Crime Tuesday, “Casey Anthony Speaks Out.” Plus, Dr. Oz’s food investigations continue with our big fast food chicken investigation – “Are You Really Getting Chicken In Your Fast Food?” Dr. Oz also sits down with our Faith Expert, DeVon Franklin for, “My Spouse Cheated On Me…and I Can Forgive But How Do I Forget?”
About The Dr. Oz Show Currently in its eighth season, the eight-time Daytime Emmy award-winning syndicated daily series "The Dr. Oz Show" is hosted by Dr. Mehmet Oz, accredited health expert, best-selling author, and world renowned cardiac surgeon. “The Dr. Oz Show” is an informative hour that offers audiences the opportunity to learn about a wide range of health and wellness topics. Tackling the balance of mind, body and spirit, Dr. Oz calls on specialists from a variety of disciplines for expert advice on how viewers can be their best selves.
Dr. Oz served as health expert on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” since 2004, sharing advice with viewers to help them live their best life from the inside out. Dr. Oz has co-authored six New York Times Best Sellers including YOU: The Owner's Manual as well as the award winning Healing from the Heart. Dr. Oz launched his magazine The Good Life with Hearst Corporation in spring 2014. He has a regular column in O, The Oprah Magazine.
Dr. Oz is a professor of Surgery at Columbia University. He directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital and performs 100 heart operations annually. His research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complementary medicine and health care policy. He has authored over 400 original publications, book chapters, and medical books and has received several patents. Cleared in over 99% of the country, “The Dr. Oz Show” is produced by Harpo Productions and distributed by Sony Pictures Television. “The Dr. Oz Show” is executive produced by Amy Chiaro and co-executive produced by Stacy Rader and Laurie Rich.