'The Dr. Oz Show' Roars Into November with Lifesaving Survival Tips, Deadly Myths Smashed and a Revealing Sex Survey!

Dr. Oz Goes Behind Closed Doors Inside the Department of Homeland Security's National Biodefense Lab, Tracks Down Deadly Illness with Cold and Flu Detectives, and Uncovers the Secrets the Food Industry Doesn't Want You to Know

Oct 25, 2010, 10:00 ET from Sony Pictures Television

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emmy® Award-nominated, critically acclaimed and nationally syndicated "The Dr. Oz Show," now in its second season, brings viewers this November critical, need-to-know information, new insights into medical mysteries and stories ripped from the headlines.

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First, on Thursday, October 28, Dr. Oz enters the "no embarrassment zone" when he presents a revealing look at the life cycle of the male genitalia, where a timeline takes you through a profile of this storied organ. From premature ejaculation to erectile dysfunction, this tutorial is can't miss for any man, or any woman who knows a man with questions about his sexual health.

On Friday, October 29, Dr. Oz reveals the six health plagues affecting women over 40.  Find out how to avoid the biggest killers, the most common diseases and discomforts and other health issues affecting the pre-golden year perimenopausal legions of busy moms.

Dr. Oz viewers can win all the prizes necessary for a healthy life during the Ultimate Watch and Win on Monday, November 1. Stellar giveaways will be awarded throughout the hour by watching and then entering at DoctorOz.com the following day. Viewers will have the chance to win nights at their favorite hotels, gym memberships and items to keep you healthy.

Step into a "CSI"-type investigation on Tuesday, November 2 to find out whether the cold or flu is the culprit as "The Dr. Oz Show" looks at a real trachea, the anatomy of a sneeze and the dispersal of germs. True-life cold and flu CSI tracker and author of "The Good Doctor's Guide to Cold and Flu," Neil Schacter, M.D. is on the scene to dissect the differences and uphold or dispel myths such as whether "fad" cures like Echinacea really work.

Internationally acclaimed alternative health icon Dr. Andrew Weil appears Wednesday, November 3 for a deep dive into the newest and most important news in alternative health and discusses the five foods he eats every day. Also, human sexuality expert Dr. Laura Berman reveals bedroom breakthroughs in the form of research and new products that will help arousal, orgasm and birth control options.

Did it cross your mind that there might be insect parts in your pasta or rodent hairs in your tuna sandwich? Food industry watchdogs say it's perfectly fine! On Thursday, November 4, Dr. Oz will explore even more shocking facts the food industry doesn't want you to know.  What you learn will surprise you. Even more surprising will be whether or not your kitchen would pass inspection.  A real New York City health inspector will pay a visit to five unsuspecting women to see if their kitchens are up to sanitary standards.  Each woman will receive a letter grade – what grade would your kitchen get?

On Tuesday, November 9th, find out the shocking truth about sex in America as "The Dr. Oz Show" reveals the result of its nationwide survey as reported some of the most popular radio personalities.  Also learn the six biggest mistakes people make in the bedroom, the best sexual positions and intimacy secrets viewers are afraid to tell anyone!

On Thursday, November 18, Dr. Oz takes us to the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center courtesy of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for a first look at its brand new biodefense lab built specifically to help protect us from the health threats of bioterrorism.  Dr. Oz gets a tour of never before seen areas off limits to the general public – some so secret we can't show you them on camera!  He then gets a briefing from the labs director and top scientist on the new age in national security – Biodefense. It's a show that is a high tech sign of the times that you won't want to miss!

About "The Dr. Oz Show"

Dr. Oz won an Emmy for outstanding informative talk show host at the 2010 Daytime Emmys. "The Dr. Oz Show" was nominated for Best Informative Talk Show.  Last year "The Dr. Oz Show" debuted with the biggest ratings in seven years in daytime television and maintained impressive ratings throughout the season.

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 Esquire magazine and is a contributing editor to "O, The Oprah Magazine."  He is also the host of a daily talk show on Sirius XM Radio's "Oprah Radio."

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; 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.


Harpo Studios is the home of Harpo Productions, Inc. the most successful production company in daytime talk, producing the number one, award-winning "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and syndication's latest success, "The Dr. Oz Show," as well as having developed "Dr. Phil" and "Rachael Ray."  ZoCo Productions, LLC, an affiliate of Harpo Productions, Inc., and Sony Pictures Television co-produce "The Dr. Oz Show."  In September 2010, Harpo Studios will launch "The Nate Berkus Show."  Harpo Studios creates, develops and produces original TV programming for primetime, syndication, cable and digital platforms.  Harpo Creative Works, an award-winning team of designers, writers and producers, offers its services to media clients outside of Harpo Studios as a full-service creative agency specializing in the design and execution of on-air, print and online promotion for broadcast and cable television across a wide range of multimedia.  Harpo Print, LLC and Hearst Magazines publish the monthly "O, The Oprah Magazine" publication.  Harpo Films, Inc. produces feature films and, through an exclusive deal with HBO, scripted television programming.  Harpo Radio, Inc. produces Oprah Radio (XM channel 156, Sirius channel 195 as part of its "Best of XM" package) on SIRIUS XM Radio and content for Westwood One.  Harpo Retail manages The Oprah Store (www.theOprahStore.com), a free-standing retail venture located directly across from Harpo Studios and its companion website, and other retail and e-commerce projects.  A joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery Communications, OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, a multi-platform company that includes a cable network and the premier lifestyle website Oprah.com, will debut on January 1, 2011 in approximately 80 million homes, on what is currently the Discovery Health Channel.


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 122 channel feeds, which are available in more than 140 countries reaching almost 438 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 an HD movie channel, and is a part owner of cable channel GSN, a new 3D channel, 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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