New York – (March 24, 2016) – Today, the three-time Emmy® award winning, critically acclaimed and nationally syndicated The Dr. Oz Show received its seventh nomination for Outstanding Informative Talk Show, host Dr. Mehmet Oz received his seventh nomination for Outstanding Talk Show Host and Director Scot Titelbaum and Associate Director Debra Mackrell received their third nomination for Outstanding Directing in a Talk Show as announced for the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy® awards. This is the seventh 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 Main Title and Graphic Design, Outstanding Technical Team and Outstanding Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing.
Now in its seventh season, having reached the 1000th episode milestone and having curated over 1200 landmark episodes, The Dr. Oz Show has changed 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 12 countries.
During the seventh season of The Dr. Oz Show, celebrity guests such as Charlie Sheen, Big Ang, Shannon Doherty, Yolanda Foster, Jamie-Lynn Sigler 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 follows Charlie Sheen chase the cure for HIV including whether or not he was taking his meds and his controversial doctor who claimed to have cured his HIV. Dr. Oz also exclusively held the last interview with the late Mob Wives star Big Ang, where she revealed that she had stage four brain and lung cancer.
“Our incredible team takes immense pride in educating, informing and entertaining our viewers. We strive every day to make a positive difference in their lives with helpful information, useful facts, and knowledge you can’t get anywhere else” said Amy Chiaro. “I am immensely humbled and thrilled that our peers continue to acknowledge our work.”
“Dr. Oz, Amy Chiaro and I are extremely honored to have received this nomination and to be recognized by our peers” said Stacy Rader. “It’s always great when hard work pays off, and I can’t think of a better pay off than this! Congratulations to our team and our host, Dr. Oz.”
“I am so honored and grateful for the dedication and passion my amazingly smart and talented team delivers to this show and our viewers,” said Dr. Mehmet Oz. “The Dr. Oz Show has impacted and helped save millions of lives daily by helping viewers identify the symptoms and signs that they have seen on our show. I couldn’t be more proud to work with and learn from my devoted team, who share my same mission for helping people. We are enormously humbled to receive this nomination from our colleagues and their continued belief in our purpose.”
Scot Titelbaum, director of The Dr. Oz Show and Associate Director Debra Mackrell earned their third nomination for outstanding direction. “Directing The Dr. Oz Show is a unique experience that combines providing lifesaving information, compelling personal interviews, field packages and groundbreaking demos in a fun, engaging and entertaining way,” said Titelbaum. "Our nomination is a result of our team's passion, leadership, talent and dedication to The Dr. Oz Show."
Upcoming guests on The Dr. Oz Show include Arianna Huffington (April 5th), Lauren Conrad (April 5th), Cameron Diaz (April 8th), Holly Robinson Peete (April 12th), Gwyneth Paltrow (April 13th), Kristin Cavallari (April 13th), Padma Lakshmi (April 14th), Gabrielle Reece (April 20th), Kenya Moore (April 21st), Maria Menounos (April 22nd) and Salt-N-Pepa (April 26th).
Episodes in April also include an interview with the courageous eight-year-old breast cancer patient who had a mastectomy. Plus, Dr. Oz’s food investigations continue with what you need to know before you dine out again, what’s really in your deli meat and what could be lurking in your bread basket. Dr. Oz also sits down with America’s favorite sitcom kids who fell into the world of drugs, alcohol and pills and also investigates why so many people are overdosing on anxiety drugs.
About The Dr. Oz Show
Currently in its seventh season, the three-time Daytime Emmy® Award-winning syndicated daily series "The Dr. Oz Show" is hosted by the three-time Emmy® Award-winning 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, the world renowned cardiothoracic surgeon, 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", "YOU: The Smart Patient", "YOU: On a Diet", "YOU: Staying Young", "YOU: Being Beautiful" and “YOU: Having a Baby” 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.