September 14, 2020 – New York, NY -- Fox Station Group has renewed the Daytime Emmy Award Winning The Dr. Oz Show starring Dr. Mehmet Oz for two more years -- seasons 13 & 14 -- which will keep the long-time series distributed by Sony Pictures Television on the air through the 2022-23 television season.
Reflecting on the renewal Dr. Oz said, "I'm honored to have our long-term partners continue to support our mission to keep America healthy while providing context and analysis of complicated information in this unprecedented time."
The talk show will continue to air on top market stations across the country including; WNYW (New York), KTTV/KCOP (Los Angeles), WFLD (Chicago), WTXF (Philadelphia), KDFW /KDFI (Dallas-Ft Worth), KTVU (San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose), WTTG (Washington DC), KRIV/KTXH (Houston).
"Fox Television stations renewing The Dr. Oz Show for seasons 13 and 14, underscores the on-going value the show delivers for local broadcast stations," said John Weiser, President of First Run Television for Sony Pictures Television. "Dr. Oz is the hardest working talent in daytime television."
Added Frank Cicha, Executive Vice President of Programming, FOX Television Stations, "The lengths to which Mehmet Oz goes above and beyond for local stations is unmatched in the industry, so we're glad to be extending the show. And he still takes Aetna, right?"
The Dr. Oz Show has been on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic, producing 55 original shows during the height of the epidemic reaching 22 million viewers.
Source: Nielsen NPower; Live+7; P2+ Reach (000); 6-minute qualifier; 3/16/20-4/2/20; excludes breakouts, specials, sustainers
Looking towards the kick-off of the show's new season premiering on Monday, September 14, Executive Producer Amy Chiaro concluded, "We are so excited to be back in Season 12 with all new shows focused on the issues viewers care most about – from providing Oz's take on breaking Covid-19 news to stories of racial injustice to bias in healthcare to big newsmaker and celebrity interviews. This is our most impactful season ever."
Cleared in over 99 percent of the country, The Dr. Oz Show is produced by Zoco Productions and distributed by Sony Pictures Television. The show is executive produced by Amy Chiaro and co-executive produced by Stacy Rader and Laurie Rich.
About The Dr. Oz Show
Currently in its twelfth season, the ten-time Daytime Emmy award-winning syndicated daily series The Dr. Oz Show is hosted by Dr. Mehmet Oz, accredited health expert, best-selling author, and world-renowned cardiac surgeon. The Dr. Oz Show is an informative hour that offers audiences the opportunity to learn about a wide range of health and wellness topics. Tackling the balance of mind, body, and spirit, Dr. Oz calls on specialists from a variety of disciplines for expert advice on how viewers can be their best selves.
About Dr. Mehmet Oz, M.D.
Dr. Oz is an Attending Physician at NY Presbyterian-Columbia Medical Center, world-renowned cardiac surgeon, best-selling author and has won ten Daytime Emmy® Awards for The Dr. Oz Show. Dr. Oz received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and obtained a joint MD and MBA from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Wharton Business School. 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. Dr. Oz was a featured health expert on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" for six seasons from 2004-2009. He is the co-founder of Sharecare.com, which won "Best Medical App" award for AskMD in 2014 and has a bookazine with Hearst titled, "The Good Life." Dr. Oz is also the proud author of eight New York Times Best Sellers including his most recent, "Food Can Fix It," "YOU: The Owner's Manual," as well as the award-winning "Healing from the Heart." In addition to belonging to every major professional society for heart surgeons, Dr. Oz has been named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People, Forbes' most influential celebrity, Esquire magazine's 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century, a Global Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum, Harvard's 100 Most Influential Alumni, is a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor and AARP 50 Influential People Over 50 and will soon receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
About Sony Pictures Television
Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the television industry's leading content providers, producing, distributing and carrying programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. In addition to managing one of the industry's largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, SPT is home to a thriving global content business, operating 24 wholly-owned or joint-venture production companies in 12 countries, as well as linear and digital channels around the world. SPT is a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company.