Fifth Consecutive Nomination For Both Outstanding Informative Talk Show and Outstanding Talk Show Host
Director Scot Titelbaum and Associate Director Debra Mackrell Score First Time Nominations For Outstanding Directing in a Talk Show
New York – (May 1, 2014) – Today, the three-time Emmy® award-winning, critically-acclaimed and nationally-syndicated The Dr. Oz Show received its fifth nomination for Outstanding Informative Talk Show, host Dr. Mehmet Oz received his fifth nomination for Outstanding Talk Show Host and Director Scot Titelbaum and Associate Director Debra Mackrell received their first nomination for Outstanding Directing in a Talk Show as announced for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy® awards. This is the fifth 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 fifth season and with over 800 episodes created, The Dr. Oz Show has changed millions of lives as a leader in health and wellness and continues to rank consistently in the top four shows nationally among 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. The landmark show is seen around the world in 118 countries and has been used as a format to create new original versions of the shows in 12 countries.
“The Dr. Oz Show is a decade defining show, impacting the way a large segment of people view health from eating habits to taking better care of themselves,” said Mindy Borman. “Dr. Oz is one of the most trusted voices in television with mass appeal and influence on everything from product sales to public policy including an FDA mandated change to the levels of arsenic in apple juice. We are thrilled that our mission continues to be recognized by our industry peers.”
“We are honored to receive this nomination from our colleagues. The letters and e-mails we receive from our viewers who have saved their own lives by recognizing the symptoms of ovarian cancer or the first signs of a heart attack truly inspire us to come to work every day, knowing our work is making a difference,” said Amy Chiaro.
“You are only as good as your team and I have smart, talented people surrounding me whose hard work and dedication produce a show that continues to transcend generations and impact people daily by sharing lifesaving information, celebrating life and advocating for change,” said Dr. Mehmet Oz. “I am tremendously proud of our continued accomplishments and honored that our work to inspire wellness is recognized by our industry peers.”
Scot Titelbaum, director of The Dr. Oz Show and Associate Director Debra Mackrell earned their first nomination for outstanding direction. “The unique task in directing The Dr. Oz Show is that it be fun and instructional at the same time. We see our work in directing as creating a show that leads people to fuller, happier, healthy lives. Its humbling to be recognized among the excellent nominees,” said Titelbaum.
Upcoming guests on The Dr. Oz Show include Diane Keaton (May 8), Whoopi Goldberg (May 15), Shark Tank’s Lori Greiner and Daymond John (May 16) and Queen Latifah (May 19).
Episodes in May also include pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene, who exposes unexpected health risks that could be involved in the preparation of microwave popcorn. Health inspector Peter DeLucia uncovers some of the the hidden dangers in restaurants - from menus that carry more bacteria than toilets to drinking water that contains E. coli. Activist and whistle blower Mike Adams reveals his findings on poisonous metals that are slipped into America’s favorite meals and the three most common products in which they are found. Plus, Dr. Oz takes you down his Awkward Hall of Shame with viewers sharing their most horrifying and humiliating health disasters ever.
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About The Dr. Oz Show
The three-time Daytime Emmy® award-winning The Dr. Oz Show, hosted by the two-time Daytime Emmy award-winning host, Dr. Mehmet Oz, is now in its fifth 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". 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," and has been instrumental in launching highly-rated syndicated series, "The Dr. Oz Show" and "Dr. Phil.” 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's Next Chapter," "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. Harpo Films develops and produces feature films; plus, Harpo Radio produces Oprah Radio featuring a broad range of daily programming available on Sirius Channel 204 and XM Channel 107.
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. SPT has 18 wholly-owned or joint venture production companies in 13 countries outside the U.S. and also maintains offices in 33 countries. SPT’s worldwide television networks portfolio includes 124 channel feeds available in 159 countries, reaching more than 840 million households worldwide. SPT also creates original content for and manages SPE’s premium video website, Crackle. Additionally, SPT owns production company Embassy Row and is a part owner of cable channel Game Show Network (GSN), 3D channel 3net, premier horror/thriller website and VOD service FEARnet 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 in U.S. digital businesses including FEARnet, DrOz.com and PlayStation.
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