New York – (March 31, 2015) – Today, the three-time Emmy® award-winning, critically-acclaimed and nationally-syndicated The Dr. Oz Show received its sixth nomination for Outstanding Informative Talk Show, host Dr. Mehmet Oz received his sixth nomination for Outstanding Talk Show Host and Director Scot Titelbaum and Associate Director Debra Mackrell received their second nomination for Outstanding Directing in a Talk Show as announced for the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy® awards. This is the sixth consecutive nomination in each category for Dr. Oz and The Dr. Oz Show production team led by executive producers Mindy Borman and Amy Chiaro.
Now in its sixth season and having reached the 1000 episode milestone, The Dr. Oz Show has impacted millions of lives as a leader in health and wellness, consistently ranking among the top shows nationally amongst its competitors. Under the direction of Borman and 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 sixth season of The Dr. Oz Show, celebrity guests such as Jennifer Lopez and Rosie O’Donnell shared their personal struggles and perspectives on health with Dr. Oz. This season also featured exclusive moments such as Dr. Oz’s sit down interview with right-to-die advocate Brittany Maynard’s mother, who spoke with Dr. Oz for the very first time since her daughter’s death.
“Throughout six seasons in over one thousand shows, we have taught people that they have the power to save their own life,” said Mindy Borman. “I am overjoyed that our peers continue to recognize the impact our show has had on people’s lives!”
“Dr. Oz, Mindy Borman and I are thrilled to receive this nomination from our industry peers,” said Amy Chiaro. “Congratulations to Dr. Oz for being the world’s greatest host!”
“I am so proud of the tireless hard work and steadfast dedication of the incredibly intelligent and talented group of people I have the privilege of working with and learning from each day,” said Dr. Mehmet Oz. “The Dr. Oz Show is honored by the correspondence we receive from viewers who have saved their own lives by identifying the symptoms and signs that they have seen on our show. We are grateful to receive this nomination from our colleagues who believe in our mission.”
Scot Titelbaum, director of The Dr. Oz Show and Associate Director Debra Mackrell earned their second nomination for outstanding direction. “Directing The Dr. Oz Show is a one of a kind experience that combines providing lifesaving information in a fun and entertaining way,” said Titelbaum. "Our nomination is a result of our team's talent and dedication to The Dr. Oz Show."
Upcoming guests on The Dr. Oz Show include Angie Martinez (April 6), cast member The Real Housewives of New York (April 7), Giuliana Rancic (April 8), Montel Williams (April 15), Elvis Duran (April 20), Theresa Caputo (April 17), Sam Heughan (April 17), Mo’Nique (April 27), Lorraine Bracco (April 28), and Tim McGraw (April 29).
Episodes in April also include Dr. Oz facing off with a notorious fat shamer who bullies women all over the world through the Internet and social media. Plus, Dr. Oz uncovers how to outsmart identify thieves after your money and medical records and shares how to figure out your financial age and how responsibly you handle your money. Dr. Oz sits down with one family, who after being sick for years, discovered hidden toxic mold in their home. Dr. Oz also investigates Palcohol, the new powered alcohol every parent should know about.
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About The Dr. Oz Show
The three-time Daytime Emmy® award-winning The Dr. Oz Show, hosted by the three-time Daytime Emmy award-winning host, Dr. Mehmet Oz, is now in its sixth season. The Dr. Oz Show, which is currently seen in 118 countries worldwide, debuted domestically in 2009 with the biggest ratings in over a decade in daytime television.
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 TIME Magazine and O The Oprah Magazine.
Dr. Oz is vice-chair of the Department of Surgery and 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 co-produced by Harpo Productions and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and distributed by SPT. The Dr. Oz Show is executive produced by Mindy Borman and Amy Chiaro.
About Harpo Studios
Harpo Studios is the award-winning production company created, inspired and led by Oprah Winfrey. For 25 years, Harpo Studios produced the number one talk show, "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Harpo currently creates and produces over 130 hours of original television programming exclusively for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. "Popular series include the Emmy award-winning "Oprah's Lifeclass" and "Super Soul Sunday," the Emmy award nominated "Oprah's Master Class," "Oprah Prime," "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" and "Iyanla: Fix My Life," as well as a variety of specials. Harpo Print, LLC and Hearst Magazines publish the monthly O, The Oprah Magazine publication, credited as one of the most successful women's magazines today, and Harpo Films develops and produces feature films.
About Sony Pictures Television
Sony Pictures Television (http://www.sonypicturestelevision.com), a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, is one of the television industry’s leading content providers. It produces and distributes programming in every genre, around the world and for a multitude of platforms. In addition to one of the industry’s largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) boasts a current program slate that includes top-rated daytime dramas and game shows, landmark off-network series, original animated series and critically acclaimed primetime dramas, comedies and telefilms. In addition to its US production business, SPT has 18 wholly-owned or joint venture production companies in 10 countries and also maintains offices in 31 countries. SPT’s worldwide television networks portfolio includes 126 channel feeds available in 168 countries, reaching more than 980 million cumulative households worldwide. SPT also creates original content for and manages SPE’s premium video website, Crackle. Additionally, SPT owns US production company Embassy Row and is a part owner of cable channel Game Show Network (GSN), 3D channel 3net, and national U.S media sales company ITN Networks, Inc. SPT advertiser sales is one of the premier national advertising sales companies and handles the commercial inventory in SPT’s syndicated series as well as the Rural Media Group and DoctorOz.com.