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Sony Pictures Television Sells Popular U.S. Talk Show Format to TRANS TV

HONG KONG “ Dec. 18, 2012 “ Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has sold the format of its entertaining, high-energy, multi-topic magazine talk show, The Dr. Oz Show, to TRANS TV in Indonesia. The announcement was made by Angel Orengo, executive vice president, distribution, Asia-Pacific, SPT. 

TRANS TV will produce the local version of The Dr. Oz Show, which will consist of at least 60 episodes to air daily during daytime. The talk show is slated to launch in early 2013. 

The Emmy® Award winning The Dr. Oz Show is an entertaining, high octane, multi topic series hosted by trusted health expert, best-selling author, and world-renowned cardiac surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz. Other territories to develop a series based on the format of The Dr Oz Show include China, Russia, India, Brazil, France, Armenia, Chile, Colombia and the Middle East. The show is co-produced by Harpo Productions and SPT.



Michael Maney
Director, Communications

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