NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dr. Oz Show took home two trophies Sunday evening at the 2014 Daytime Emmy® Awards. Host Dr. Mehmet Oz received his third award for Outstanding Talk Show Host and Director Scot Titelbaum and Associate Director Debra Mackrell received their first win for Outstanding Directing in a Talk Show.
Now in its fifth season and with over 800 episodes created, The Dr. Oz Show has helped millions of lives as a leader in health and wellness, consistently ranking among the top four shows nationally among its competitors. Under the direction of Mindy Borman and Amy Chiaro, The Dr. Oz Show debuted in 2009 with the highest-rated syndication launch in over a decade. Seen around the world in 118 countries, The Dr. Oz Show has been used as a format to create new original versions of the show in 12 countries.
"I am humbled and proud of our team's continued accomplishments and honored that our peers recognize the quality of our shows work of sharing lifesaving information and celebrating healthy living," said Dr. Mehmet Oz. "Our talented production staff helps me carry that mission forward and these awards are an acknowledgement of their tireless work and dedication."
Scot Titelbaum, Director of The Dr. Oz Show and Associate Director Debra Mackrell earned their first win for Outstanding Directing in a Talk Show. "We are honored to be recognized for the first time by our peers at the Emmys," says Scot Titelbaum. "We share this honor with the entire Dr. Oz show crew as their contributions are incredibly valuable."
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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