Currently in its fourth season, the two-time Daytime Emmy Award-winning syndicated daily series "The Dr. Oz Show" is hosted by the two-time Emmy Award-winning Dr. Mehmet Oz, trusted health expert, best-selling author, and world-renowned cardiac surgeon. "The Dr. Oz Show" is an entertaining, high-octane, multi-topic hour offering equal parts life saving information in an “embarrassment-free” zone and where nothing is off limits or out of bounds.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
“RANDY JACKSON’S SHOCKING HEALTH SECRET!”
Grammy Award-winning producer and longtime AMERICAN IDOL judge Randy Jackson sits down with Dr. Oz for the first time. Randy has spent his entire career lifting people out of obscurity and into superstardom, but today he tells Dr. Oz how a devastating diagnosis forced him to shine the spotlight on himself. Randy shares his secrets to keeping his weight down – along with gossip from the upcoming season of American Idol. Plus, Michael Strahan and Jimmy Fallon stop by to surprise Randy and Dr. Oz.
Then, Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien is back – just in time for the holidays! From French toast to cheeseburgers, Lisa makes the best naughty foods nice with fattening food fake-outs. Dr. Oz and Lisa reveal three of the best recipes and holiday cocktails to make you skinny.
In case temptation strikes, professional dance instructor Stepp Stewart joins Dr. Oz to show off four easy holiday-themed dance moves – they’ll make you sweat away the stuffing!
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2012
“THE CONTROVERSIAL DOCTORS WHO SAY EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT CHOLESTEROL IS WRONG!”
Today, Dr. Oz sets the record straight and speaks with the doctors who say that everything you know about cholesterol is wrong. Drs. Stephen Sinatra and Jonny Bowden join Dr. Oz to discuss the most common mistakes people make about cholesterol. Find out about cholesterol’s relation to heart disease and the items everyone should include in their daily diets.
Later, Dr. Oz puts loyal viewers to the test. In his first ever Viewer Showdown, three Dr. Oz duos – “The Energy Boosters”, “The Weight Loss Wonders”, and “The Road Testers” –answer questions in pursuit of the coveted purple glove trophy. The duos share the one thing they’ve learned from Dr. Oz that has helped them the most in their daily lives.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2012
“MEDICAL MYSTERY: LIFESAVING SECRETS FROM DR. G MEDICAL EXAMINER!”
Are you addicted to medical mysteries like Dr. Oz? Today’s your chance to see what mysteries you can solve. Medical examiner Dr. G is here with Dr. Oz to examine three women who may have died in unexpected ways – clues from their deaths could save your life! Can you figure out the real causes of death? Dr. G also shares her lifesaving secrets that will help you with an all-too-common problem.
Then Dr. Oz has the truth about soy. There are major controversies over this little bean, and they all boil down to one question – is soy healthy or dangerous? Dietitian Kristin Kirpatrick joins Dr. Oz to reveal the three biggest health concerns about soy, including how to separate the good from the bad, and how to know which foods contain healthy soy.
Later, Dr. Oz exposes the biggest holiday shopping health hazards that wreak the most havoc on your body.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2012
“DR. OZ ON LOCATION! THE BIGGEST LIFESAVING HOUR IN OZ SHOW HISTORY!”
In an unforgettable hour of television, Dr. Oz goes across the country to help those who need it the most. From Philadelphia to Tampa, Washington to Portland, all the way to Kansas City, thousands of people showed up at Dr. Oz’s 15 Minute Physical clinics to face their biggest fear – the state of their health.
In this unforgettable hour of television, some of the most worrisome patients come back to talk with Dr. Oz including Lorry (Kansas City, MO) who is one of the nearly 23 million women in America living without health insurance and lives every day in fear of having a heart attack.
Dr. Oz also speaks with Patrina who describes how Rosie O’Donnell’s recent health scare has already saved lives across the country.
Then there’s Jennifer, who says she hated Dr. Oz at first, but, because of The Dr. Oz Show, has lost over 130 pounds.
Finally, Hurricane Sandy caused endless amounts of damage and pain, but Staten Island native Joe Hernkind hasn’t let that stop him from helping others – today Dr. Oz helps Joe.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
“OZ ALERT: ARE SUGAR AND BUTTER SUBSTITUTES HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH?” (R)
Today Dr. Oz reveals the truth about artificial additives in sugar and butter substitutes – can they be hazardous to your health? So many people use them as healthy alternatives, but what’s in them and what are they really doing to your body? Dr. Oz shares his brand-new information – these butter and sugar alternatives may be linked to cancer, weight gain, and even Alzheimer’s. Recent reports link specific sugar substitutes to major digestive problems.
Dr. Oz welcomes Renee who is having health problems that may be linked to these substitutes. The headlines also scared Robin (Ridgefield, NJ) and caught Georgia’s (Jamestown, SC) attention because they love their butter alternatives! Dr. Oz is here to set the record straight on artificial sweeteners and answer your biggest questions. Find out if you should give them up.