"The Dr. Oz Show" Wins Emmy® Award for Third Year in a Row at the 2013 Daytime Emmy® Awards
Production Team Takes Home Outstanding Informative Talk Show Trophy
LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Dr. Oz Show" took home the trophy for Outstanding Informative Talk Show Sunday evening at the 2013 Daytime Emmy® Awards. This is the third consecutive win for the "The Dr. Oz Show" production team led by executive producers Mindy Borman and Amy Chiaro.
"To win an Emmy three years in a row for a show which you love and have so much passion for is a goal for any executive producer. What makes this win special is that the information we impart Monday through Friday makes such a positive impact on people's daily lives, and that is worth everything," said Mindy Borman.
"We set out to show people that health can be fun and entertaining while still discussing the most important issues of the day and advocating for our viewer," said Amy Chiaro.
Having just completed its fourth season, "The Dr. Oz Show" is changing lives and continues to facilitate our national conversation on health while delivering informative, life-changing tips in a fun and entertaining format.
"I am humbled to be part of a television show that has such a wide reaching impact on people's lives. When I entered television, the goal was to teach people how to be present in their own lives and be healthy and happy. Our talented production staff helps me carry that mission forward every day and this award is an acknowledgement of their tireless work," said Dr. Mehmet Oz.
About The Dr. Oz Show
The two-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 fourth season. The Dr. Oz Show, which is currently seen in 118 countries worldwide, debuted domestically in 2009 with the biggest ratings in nine years 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. The show is filmed in front of a studio audience in Studio 6A in New York's legendary Rockefeller Center.
About Harpo Studios
Harpo Studios is the multi-award winning production company which creates original television programming for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, including the popular series "Oprah's Next Chapter," "Oprah's Master Class," "Oprah's Lifeclass," "Iyanla: Fix My Life," and the Emmy® Award-winning "Super Soul Sunday." Oprah Winfrey's creative instincts inform the brand, co-producing the highly-rated syndicated talk shows "The Dr. Oz Show," "Dr. Phil," and "Rachael Ray." For 25 years, Harpo produced the number-one-rated, award-winning "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Harpo Print, LLC and Hearst Magazines publish the monthly O, The Oprah Magazine publication, while Harpo Films is dedicated to high-quality scripted dramatic programming, and Harpo Radio, Inc. produces Oprah Radio on Sirius XM Radio (XM Channel 111 and Sirius Channel 204).
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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