NEW YORK, July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The three-time Emmy® award-winning The Dr. Oz Show announced today the promotion of long time veteran Stacy Rader to Co-Executive Producer. She will work with founding Executive Producer Amy Chiaro to lead production in the seventh season after being part of The Dr. Oz Show team since its inaugural season.
Rader is a Daytime Award Emmy winning producer with previous stints at The Rosie O'Donnell Show, Jane Pauley, Tony Danza and Food Network shows including Paula Deen. She has worked as a producer at The Dr. Oz Show since its first season, producing more than 1000 episodes, and she was responsible for some of the show's most successful campaigns.
"I'm thrilled to have Stacy as my partner as we go into season seven. She has been a creative force since The Dr. Oz Show launched. And I'm excited to have her in his new role. No one is better qualified with a better understanding of what we do here at the show," said Executive Producer Amy Chiaro.
"For more than one thousand episodes, Stacy Rader has been an integral part of our production team, with insight, wisdom and creativity responsible for this show's enormous impact," said Dr. Oz. "She has a keen understanding of the essence of our mission and the direction we are moving in future seasons and I know she will continue to lead and succeed."
Rader will oversee supervising producers, script development, the art department and the show's medical unit. She will also supervise any public health campaigns, viewer contests, web enrollment initiatives and major field projects.
Launched in 2009, The Dr. Oz Show remains the largest launch in daytime television in more than 10 years. Broadcast in 100% of U.S. markets, the show is also on television in 118 countries around the world. Format sales also occurred in several major territories such as China, Russia and France.
With its signature demonstrations and stunning animations, The Dr. Oz Show facilitates our national conversation on health with useful tips, insightful interviews, thorough investigations and comprehensive public health campaigns. The Dr. Oz Show conducted several major investigations over the six seasons covering a range from toxic ingredients to fraudulent health services. This type of consumer advocacy has been and will remain core to the mission of The Dr. Oz Show.
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 40 heart operations annually. His research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complementary medicine and health care policy. He has authored more than 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 SPT. "The Dr. Oz Show" is executive produced by Amy Chiaro.
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.
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