'Doctors' orders: Virgin, Network Ten, SBS

Series licensed to 11 broadcasters worldwide

The doc's on call at CBS Paramount International Television with news Thursday that it has firmed up a raft of international broadcasters for upcoming talker "The Doctors."

So far, the show has been licensed to 11 broadcasters worldwide including Virgin Media in the U.K., Network Ten in Australia, SBS in Norway, TV4 in Sweden, Viasat in both Denmark and Hungary, and Ireland's major broadcaster RTE. This is in addition to the previously announced CanWest acquisition for Canada and MBC for the Middle East.

" 'The Doctors' has great appeal for the international marketplace given the proven production team from 'Dr. Phil' behind the scenes," CBS Paramount International Television president Armando Nunez said in announcing the new deals.

The syndicated daytime talk show provides viewers with a source of medical and health advice, dispensed daily by a panel of "on-call" professionals.