‘Dr. Oz Show ‘will end in January as host continues Senate race in Pennsylvania
The long-running show hosted by Dr. Mehmet Oz will officially end on January 14, series distributor Sony Pictures Television has announced. The show is currently in its 13th season and won 10 Daytime Emmy Awards during its airtime.
It will be replaced by “The Good Dish,” a new hour-long cooking and chat show hosted by Daphne Oz, Gail Simmons and Jamika Pessoa. The new show was picked up by station groups across the country including Fox, Hearst, Nexstar, Gray and Sinclair, among others. âThe Good Dishâ will launch on January 17 in more than 90% of the United States, including at major market stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia and Dallas. The show began as a weekly segment on “The Dr Oz Show. ”
“Audiences love what Daphne, Gail and Jamika have served up during their weekly segments on ‘The Dr. Oz Show’ for years,” said Zack Hernandez, senior vice president and general manager of sales for US syndication sales. United for Sony Pictures Television. . “We have long believed that The Good Dish would make a great standalone series and we’re excited to be able to bring this new take on the food genre to our partner stations and their viewers across the country.”
âThe Good Dishâ comes from executive producers Amy Chiaro, Stacy Rader and ZoCo Productions. The show is produced by ZoCo Productions and distributed by Sony Pictures Television.
Dr Oz announced his candidacy to retire from the seat of US Senator Pat Toomey in November. Shortly after, the Fox Station Group announced that it was withdrawing the series from New York and Pennsylvania.