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Democrat John Fetterman Wins U.S. Senate Race in Pennsylvania

Democrat John Fetterman won Pennsylvania’s pivotal race for U.S. Senate, flipping a Republican-held seat as he recovers from a stroke during the bare-knuckled campaign and giving Democrats hope they can retain control of the closely divided chamber. Fetterman, Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor, defeated Dr. Mehmet Oz, the smooth-talking and wealthy heart surgeon-turned-TV celebrity in the presidential […]

Oprah Endorses Fetterman Over Dr. Oz in Pennsylvania Senate Race

TV icon Oprah Winfrey on Thursday endorsed Democrat John Fetterman in Pennsylvania’s hotly contested Senate race and rejected Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz, whom she had helped launch to stardom nearly two decades ago when she brought him on her popular daytime talk show as a regular guest. Until now, Winfrey had said she would leave […]

Dr. Oz Wins Senate Primary Race After Rival Concedes

Former hedge fund CEO David McCormick conceded the Republican primary in Pennsylvania for U.S. Senate to celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz, ending his campaign Friday night as he acknowledged an ongoing statewide recount wouldn’t give him enough votes to make up the deficit. McCormick said he had called Oz to concede. “It’s now clear […]

John Oliver Takes on Dr. Oz and His “Sh— Show” Senate Campaign on ‘Last Week Tonight’

Not surprisingly, Donald Trump’s endorsement of Dr. Mehmet Oz in the Pennsylvania Senate — and Oz’s campaign itself — aren’t sitting well with John Oliver. The HBO late night talk show host showed a clip of the former president endorsing Oz ahead of the state’s Republican primary, in which Trump noted that Oz had been […]

Dr. Oz’s Senate Run Provides a Glimpse Into the Lucrative Economics of TV Talk Shows

The economics of daytime TV can be somewhat murky. It’s widely known that top stars like Ellen DeGeneres or Judge Judy can make $20 million, $30 million or even $50 million annually. But for the hosts that make up the rest of the crowded daytime schedule, their pay can be harder to pin down, especially […]

Biden Administration Seeks Resignations of Dr. Oz, Herschel Walker From Presidential Council

The Biden administration is seeking the formal resignations of TV personality Dr. Mehmet Oz and former NFL star Herschel Walker from the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition, warning that failure to quit the posts would lead to termination. Oz and Walker, both appointed to two-year terms on the council by former President Donald […]

‘The Dr. Oz Show’ Ending After 13 Seasons Amid Senate Run

The doctor is out: The Doctor Oz Show will end after 13 seasons on the air amid host Dr. Mehmet Oz running for a U.S. Senate seat in Pennsylvania. Sony Pictures Television confirmed it is retiring The Dr. Oz Show on Monday. The long-running syndicated health and wellness series will be replaced by a spinoff […]

Dr. Oz’s Political Bid Will Give Sony and Oprah a Headache

The 2022 elections are still nearly a year away, but as Mehmet Oz (Dr. Oz) makes a run for the Senate in Pennsylvania, his old partners in the entertainment space had better be prepared for blowback. Already, Oprah Winfrey is taking fire on social media for helping launch this celebrity. And if Winfrey gets to […]

Dr. Oz Announces Run for Senate in Pennsylvania

Dr. Mehmet Oz is leaving television to join the world of politics. The cardiothoracic surgeon and longtime TV personality will run for the open U.S. Senate seat in Pennsylvania, which will be up for grabs in 2022 when Republican Sen. Pat Toomey retires. Oz will run as a Republican candidate, joining a crowded field in […]

Dr. Oz Talks Show’s Health, Past “Mistakes” and His Future

As his talk show enters Season 11, Dr. Mehmet Oz opens up about carrying organs through security to appear on Oprah's show, his bruising day in Congress, Trump's "bogus" physician's letter and daughter Daphne's planned spinoff.

Daytime Emmys: Stars Tout Show as the “Meat and Potatoes of Television”

"This is, like, the real business, not just the glitz and glamour that we see on the red carpet all the time. It’s actually people that do the work,” Margaret Cho told THR on the red carpet.

Longtime ‘Dr. Oz Show’ EP Mindy Borman Exits (Exclusive)

"Working to bridge our relationship with the medical professional community will be a big part of season seven," says Amy Chiaro, now the show's sole EP.