9:30am PT by Bryn Elise Sandberg
'The Dr. Oz Show' Renewed for Season 10
The Dr. Oz Show is sticking around for a while.
Fox Station Group has renewed the talk show starring Dr. Mehmet Oz for season 10, which will see the series through the 2018-19 television season.
The renewal will keep the show on the air across the country on WNYW/WWOR (New York), KTTV/KCOP (Los Angeles), WFLD/WPWR (Chicago), WTXF (Philadelphia), KDFW/KDFI (Dallas), KTVU/KICU (San Francisco), WTTG (Washington, D.C.), KRIV/KTXH (Houston), KSAZ/KUTP (Phoenix), KMSP (Minneapolis-St. Paul), WOFL/WRBW (Orlando), WJZY (Charlotte) and KTBC (Austin).
"There is an avalanche of health information hitting Americans every day, and our show has become a field guide in helping viewers navigate their path to wellness," said Dr. Oz. "I am honored to be able to continue our mission to make America healthier and happier."
"We are thrilled to continue this relationship with our partners at Fox," said executive producer Amy Chiaro. "It's a privilege to be able to spread the message that you have the power to take charge of your health and that step begins at home."
"The Fox Television Stations Group have been our partners since launch, and their commitment and support has been key to the long-term success of The Dr. Oz Show," added John Weiser, president of U.S. Distribution a Sony Pictures Television. "The Dr. Oz Show franchise delivers tremendous multiplatform sales and marketing opportunities for local stations across the country."
When The Dr. Oz Show began on Fox in 2009, it set premiere viewing records. In its most recent seventh season, it put an increased focus on holistic wellness, including mental, emotional and physical health. The show attempts to elevate and demystify the most relevant health-care issues facing viewers and provide them with the information and tools to live their healthiest and most fulfilling lives.