LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Dr. Oz Show" took home the trophy for Outstanding Informative Talk Show Saturday evening at the 2012 Daytime Emmy® Awards. This is the second consecutive win for the "The Dr. Oz Show" production team led by executive producer, Mindy Borman, and co-executive producer, Amy Chiaro.
"'The Dr. Oz Show' is about teaching our audience to reach their full potential of health and happiness and live the best life they can live," said Mindy Borman. "We also facilitate our national conversation on health and bring information and prevention tips to our viewers while telling stories that illustrate the reality of people's experience with health. It's affirming that our colleagues in entertainment recognize the importance of our mission."
Having just completed its third, and highest rated season to date, "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 immensely proud of the accomplishments of our team and grateful and humbled that our peers recognize the quality that we work towards every single day on our show. For many people, we offer hope that they can make a difference. The ensuing faith in oneself allows people everywhere to overcome obstacles and experience the joys of health- all the way through," said Dr. Mehmet Oz.
ABOUT THE DR. OZ SHOW
Dr. Oz is a two-time won Emmy® Award-winner for Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host. "The Dr. Oz Show" won its second consecutive Emmy® Award for Best Informative Talk Show at the 2012 Emmys. "The Dr. Oz Show" debuted in 2009 with the biggest ratings in nine years in daytime television and maintained impressive ratings throughout the season. "The Dr. Oz Show" is distributed in 112 countries worldwide.
Dr. Oz has 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, AARP 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 percent 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; Amy Chiaro is co-executive producer. 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 produced the number-one-rated, award-winning, "The Oprah Winfrey Show," and continues to create original TV programming for primetime, syndication and cable television, including for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. A joint venture between Harpo and Discovery Communications, OWN debuted on January 1, 2011, as a multi-platform media company designed to entertain, inform and inspire people to live their best lives. OWN is available in approximately 85 million homes and the venture also includes the award-winning digital platform, Oprah.com. Included among the original programming developed and produced by Harpo Studios are OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter," "Oprah's Master Class," "Oprah's Lifeclass" and the Emmy® Award-winning series "Super Soul Sunday." 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 is one of the television industry's leading content providers. It produces and distributes programming in every genre, including series, telefilms, theatrical releases and family entertainment around the world and for every platform: broadcast and cable television, first-run and off-network syndication and digital distribution. In addition to one of the industry's largest libraries of feature films and television shows, SPT boasts a current program slate that includes the top-rated daytime dramas and game shows, landmark off-network series, original animated series and critically acclaimed primetime dramas, comedies and telefilms. Internationally, SPT is a leader in local language productions around the world, some of which are co-produced with local partners, and sells SPE-owned formats in approximately 70 countries. To better serve its clients and partners worldwide, SPT maintains offices throughout the world, including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, the People's Republic of China, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Venezuela and the United Kingdom. SPT's worldwide television networks portfolio is a key strategy in SPE's long-range commitment to the global marketplace, with 120 channel feeds, which are available in more than 142 countries reaching more than 500 million households worldwide. SPT also creates original content for and manages SPE's premium video website, Crackle. Additionally, SPT owns Dutch entertainment company 2waytraffic, production company Embassy Row and Sony Movie Channel, and is a part owner of cable channel GSN, new 3D channel 3net, FEARnet, the premier horror/thriller website and VOD service, and national media sales company ITN Networks, Inc. SPT advertiser sales is one of the premiere national advertising sales companies, handling the commercial inventory in SPT's syndicated series as well as in all of SPE's digital businesses in the United States. SPT ( www.sonypicturestelevision.com ) is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company.
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