SPT secures new Dr. Oz Show sales to UK, Spain

DrOzA Spanish free-TV channel has become the latest to acquire Sony Pictures Television’s syndicated US talker The Dr. Oz Show. Discovery Networks UK has also acquired another 40 episodes.

Mediaset-owned entertainment channel Divinity has acquired the show’s first 40-episode season for Spanish free-TV. The show previously aired Spain on an SPT-owned Channel.

Discovery Networks UK has acquired the additional episodes for its pay TV net Discovery Home & Health. Elsewhere, Radio Televisyen Brunei has acquired the third season for its national FTA channel RTB1.

Earlier this week, distributor SPT announced it had struck a deal with 16 Hearst-owned TV stations to carry the show through its eight season. They include KCRA/KQCA in Sacramento, California, WTAE in Pittsburg and WBAL in Baltimore.

Overall, the show is broadcast in 118 territories following its launch in 2009, and local versions have been produced in China, Russia, India, Brazil, Armenia, Colombia, Chile and the Middle East.