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Sony Pictures Television Garners Five Daytime Emmy Awards Including Outstanding Talk Show/ Informational for The Dr. Oz Show and



     Sony Pictures Television Garners Five Daytime Emmy Awards Including
Outstanding Talk Show/ Informational for The Dr. Oz Show and Outstanding Drama
                         Series for Days of our Lives

The Dr. Oz Show Garners Third Consecutive Win for Outstanding Talk
Show/Informational

Days of our Lives and The Young and the Restless Each Win Two Emmys

PR Newswire

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 17, 2013

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Television,
one of the television industry's leading content providers, garnered five wins
at the 40^th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards earlier this evening, nabbing top
honors for Outstanding Talk Show/Informational for The Dr. Oz Show and
Outstanding Drama Series for Days of our Lives.

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The Dr. Oz Show, which will be entering into its fifth season in September,
took home the Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show/Informational for the third
consecutive year. The Dr. Oz Show production team is led by executive
producers Mindy Borman and Amy Chiaro.

 "The Dr. Oz Show continues to give viewers the power and knowledge they need
to live a happy and healthy life," said Holly Jacobs, Executive Vice President
of Reality & Syndicated Television.  "We send our congratulations to Mindy
Borman and Amy Chiaro, Mehmet Oz and entire the Dr. Oz team and wish them
continued success in their tireless efforts to improve the lives of their
viewers."

The Dr. Oz Show, which is currently seen in 118 countries worldwide, debuted
domestically in 2009 with the biggest ratings in nine years in daytime
television.  Cleared in over 99% of the country, The Dr. Oz Show is
co-produced by Harpo Productions and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and
distributed by SPT. 

Sony also received multiple daytime Emmy nods for their perennial favorite
soap operas – The Young and the Restless and Days of our Lives, earning a
total of four awards for the two shows, including the award for Outstanding
Drama Series for Days of our Lives. This  marks the show's second win in this
category. Days of our Lives is helmed by executive producer Ken Corday with
co-executive producers Greg Meng and Lisa De Cazotte.

Steve Kent, Senior Executive Vice President, Programming offered his
congratulations. "We are thrilled that Days of our Lives has won Outstanding
Drama Series.  Thank you to the great cast and crew, writers, producers and
directors that bring these stories to life everyday for the viewers and thank
you also to NBC for their continued support. Our daytime dramas both have
bright futures ahead of them and we look forward to their continued success."

Other honors for The Young and the Restless included Doug Davidson's win for
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and Billy Miller for Outstanding
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Chandler Massey of Days of our Lives won
Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series. 

Days of our Lives and The Young and the Restless also garnered several awards
at the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards held on Friday, June 14.  These
included awards for Outstanding Original Song for a Drama Series for "Only
Love Goes On Forever" from The Young and the Restless, as well as kudos for
lighting, casting, sound mixing and makeup among others.

"The Young and the Restless," now in its 40^th year on air, has been the
#1-rated daytime drama for more than 24 years.  "The Young and the Restless"
remains as topical and revolutionary as it has been through 40 years (as of
March 26, 2013), entertaining as well as educating its audience daily on a
variety of topics, which have included alcoholism, smoking, breast cancer
awareness, sexual harassment, date rape, illiteracy, HIV drug testing,
domestic violence, drug addiction, Internet predators and foster care. Y&R has
been the recipient of numerous awards and accolades including multiple NAACP
Image Awards and Peoples' Choice Awards for Outstanding Daytime Drama. Y&R has
garnered 434 Daytime Emmy nominations and is the only daytime drama to have
received 123 Daytime Emmy Awards. Three actors from the acclaimed series have
received stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame include Jeanne Cooper in 1995,
Eric Braeden in 2007, and Kate Linder in 2008. The show is broadcast weekdays
on the CBS Television Network and is produced by Bell Dramatic Serial Company,
in association with Sony Pictures Television.

"Days of our Lives" is produced by Corday Productions Inc. in association with
Sony Pictures Television.  Ken Corday is the executive producer with
co-executive producers Greg Meng and Lisa De Cazotte. Gary Tomlin and
Christopher Whitesell are the head writers. Days of our Lives airs nationally
on NBC in the United States and in over 25 countries internationally. The show
has garnered 36 Emmy Awards and numerous nominations, as well as multiple
People's Choice Awards, GLAAD Media Awards, and Prism Awards.

Sony Pictures Television earned a total of 12 Emmy and Creative Arts Emmy
Awards in total this year for its accomplishments in daytime television
programming. The complete list of winners is as follows:

  o Outstanding Talk Show/Informative: THE DR. OZ SHOW
  o Outstanding Drama Series: DAYS OF OUR LIVES
  o Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series: Doug Davidson, THE YOUNG AND THE
    RESTLESS
  o Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series: Billy Miller, THE YOUNG
    AND THE RESTLESS
  o Outstanding Younger Actor In A Drama Series: Chandler Massey, DAYS OF OUR
    LIVES
  o Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design for
    a Drama Series: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS
  o Outstanding Achievement in Casting for a Drama Series: Judy Blye Wilson,
    THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS
  o Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction for a Drama Series: DAYS OF
    OUR LIVES
  o Outstanding Achievement in Live & Direct to Tape Sound Mixing for a Drama
    Series: DAYS OF OUR LIVES
  o Outstanding Achievement in Makeup for a Drama Series: THE YOUNG AND THE
    RESTLESS
  o Outstanding Original Song for a Drama Series: "Only Love Goes On Forever"
    - THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS
  o Outstanding Stunt Coordination:  DAYS OF OUR LIVES

ABOUT SONY PICTURES TELEVISION
Sony Pictures Television (http://www.sonypicturestelevision.com), a Sony
Pictures Entertainment company, is one of the television industry's leading
content providers. It produces and distributes programming in every genre,
around the world and for a multitude of platforms.  In addition to one of the
industry's largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows
and formats, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) boasts a current program slate
that includes top-rated daytime dramas and game shows, landmark off-network
series, original animated series and critically acclaimed primetime dramas,
comedies and telefilms. SPT has 18 wholly-owned or joint venture production
companies in 13 countries outside the U.S. and also maintains offices in 33
countries. SPT's worldwide television networks portfolio includes 124 channel
feeds available in 159 countries, reaching more than 840 million households
worldwide.  SPT also creates original content for and manages SPE's premium
video website, Crackle. Additionally, SPT owns production company Embassy Row
and is a part owner of cable channel Game Show Network (GSN), 3D channel 3net,
premier horror/thriller website and VOD service FEARnet and national U.S media
sales company ITN Networks, Inc.  SPT advertiser sales is one of the premier
national advertising sales companies and handles the commercial inventory in
SPT's syndicated series as well as in U.S. digital businesses including
FEARnet, DrOz.com and PlayStation. 

SOURCE Sony Pictures Television

Website: http://www.sonypicturestelevision.com
Contact: Marianne Romano, +1-310-244-6467, marianne_romano@spe.sony.com, Sony
Pictures Television Media & Talent Relations, or Lauren Townsend,
+1-310-244-8476, Lauren_townsend@spe.sony.com, or Sony Pictures Television
Media & Talent Relations, Gabriella Alaimo Thomas, +1-310-244-3538,
gabriella_alaimo@spe.sony.com, Sony Pictures Television Media &Talent
Relations
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