Fox-Owned Stations Renew Dr. Oz Through 2017
Hypochondriac, couch potatoes everywhere can breathe a sigh of relief. Broadcasting & Cable is reporting syndicated talker Dr. Oz has been renewed on Fox-owned TV stations through 2017.
Dr. Oz was picked up by 13 Fox-owned stations in 13 markets, adding seven new markets along the way. From the report:
The new markets include Los Angeles, where the show will switch over from ABC's KABC; Dallas; Houston; Phoenix; Minneapolis; Orlando; and Charlotte. The switch will happen in fall 2014 In all markets where the show is changing stations. Dr. Oz, hosted by Oprah Winfrey protégé and cardiologist Dr. Mehmet Oz, will remain on Fox stations in New York; Chicago; Boston; Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; and Austin, Texas. Fox did not renew the show in Atlanta, where it currently airs.
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