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TORONTO, Feb. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - The doctor is in the building! Two-time Emmy® Award-winning host DR. MEHMET OZ of the Emmy® Award-winning THE DR. OZ SHOW makes his debut appearance as co-host of THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW this coming Monday, Feb. 13 at 10 a.m. ET, live on CTV, CTV.ca and CTV Mobile. Dr. Oz joins Marilyn, Canada's Queen of Daytime, to discuss the success of his show, share his best health advice, and co-host for the full hour.
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"I watch THE DR. OZ SHOW all the time! I am a huge fan!" said Marilyn Denis. "I can't wait to get in-studio to spend a full hour with him."
"Paired with Canada's beloved daytime host, we can't wait for Dr. Oz to co-host THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW," said Nan Row, Executive Producer of THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW. "We have officially been hit with 'The Oz Effect' and can't wait for audiences to invite both hosts into their homes on Monday."
Monday's episode of THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW kicks off with a sit-down interview as Dr. Oz discusses life as a husband, father, doctor and television host. Dr. Oz also shares his top health tips that viewers can incorporate in their lives right now.
For the rest of the show, Dr. Oz co-hosts with Marilyn and is joined by DAVID ROCCO, host of the television series DAVID ROCCO'S DOLCE VITA, who reveals a Valentine's Day meal using libido-boosting foods. Then, Dr. Oz and Marilyn welcome top weight loss expert and best-selling author DR. MELISSA HERSHBERG who kicks off "Diets on Trial" week, giving viewers the verdict on the latest diets.
Dr. Oz is the two-time Daytime Emmy® Award-winning host of the Daytime Emmy® Award-winning show THE DR. OZ SHOW, which airs weekdays on CTV at 4 p.m. ET. As the Vice-Chair and Professor of Surgery at Columbia University, he also directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital, and his research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complementary medicine and health care policy. THE DR. OZ SHOW has been sold in more than 112 countries around the world. Dr. Oz has authored over 400 original publications, book chapters and medical books, and also performs more than 100 heart surgeries per year. Currently, he lives in Northern New Jersey with his wife Lisa of 26 years and their four children, Daphne, Arabella, Zoe and Oliver.
About THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW
Hosted by Marilyn Denis and broadcast live before a studio audience, THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW is a daily entertainment and lifestyle talk show featuring Canadian and international celebrities and experts, established and emerging alike. Building on Marilyn Denis' connection to her fans, interviews and ideas are delivered with the ease and humour of a conversation with your best girlfriend. Celebrities who have appeared on THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW include Sir Elton John, Bradley Cooper, Shania Twain, Hugh Jackman, Michael Bublé, Suzanne Somers, Gene Simmons, and many more. THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW airs live Monday-Friday at 10 a.m. ET on CTV, CTV.ca, and CTV Mobile, and then again at 11 a.m. ET on CTV Two, and on demand at marilyn.ca. Fans can also watch Marilyn on the weekend with THE BEST OF THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW, airing Saturdays at 3 p.m. ET on CTV and Sundays at 12 p.m. ET on CTV Two (check local listings).
CTV, Canada's Olympic Network, is also Canada's largest private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV is Canada's most-watched television network and lead broadcaster of the London 2012 Olympic Games. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network's website at ctv.ca.
For further information:
Jacqui VanSickle, Unit Publicist, The Marilyn Denis Show, 416.384.5091 or [email protected]