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[05/06/11 - 06:35 AM]
Jillian Michaels Joins as Co-Host of Emmy Award-Winning Daytime Series "The Doctors"
"I have thoroughly enjoyed the time I have spent as a guest on the show and becoming a permanent member of the team makes today one of the best yet," said Michaels.

[via press release from CBS]

JILLIAN MICHAELS JOINS AS CO-HOST OF EMMY AWARD-WINNING DAYTIME SERIES "THE DOCTORS"

(Hollywood, CA - May 6, 2011) - Health and wellness expert and fan favorite Jillian Michaels (The Biggest Loser) has been signed to a multi-year deal to join the team of experts on the Emmy Award-winning daytime series The Doctors, it was announced today by Creator and Executive Producer Jay McGraw.

THE DOCTORS, from Stage 29 Productions, and distributed by CBS Television Distribution, launched in 2008 with an esteemed group of professionals that includes ER physician Dr. Travis Stork; OB/GYN Dr. Lisa Masterson; cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Drew Ordon and pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears. The show has been heralded for providing viewers with entertaining and easily-digestible information that is essential to health and well-being.

"Jillian Michaels is the perfect addition to THE DOCTORS team," said McGraw. "She not only embraces our mission to supply viewers with critical information to make informed and intelligent health care decisions, but more importantly, she leads by example. Jillian has been one of our most popular guests, and we're thrilled to give her a permanent seat at the table on THE DOCTORS, where she will focus on Wellness, Prevention and Lifestyle dynamics in addition to other health-related issues. Our Doctors all love Jillian and could not be more excited about her joining the team."

In addition to her role as co-host on THE DOCTORS, Michaels also will serve as a special correspondent on DR. PHIL, where she will focus on similar lifestyle issues.

"I could not be more excited about joining such an amazing show! My greatest passion is helping people live their healthiest, happiest lives by empowering them with information and support," said Michaels. "This is literally the most informative show in daytime, and it allows me to continue to educate people on how to make powerful health choices enabling them to take control of not only their physical well-being, but every facet of their lives. I have thoroughly enjoyed the time I have spent as a guest on the show and becoming a permanent member of the team makes today one of the best yet."

Although best known as a trainer and life coach, Michaels also is the author of four New York Times best-sellers. She brings to THE DOCTORS a passion for fitness that originates from 17 years of devoted practice in the fields of martial arts, personal training, health and wellness. She embraces a no-nonsense approach to promoting healthy lifestyles that is well-suited to the show's core mission of supplying its viewers with valuable information about today's health topics and recognizing that an ounce of prevention is the key to a long, healthy life.

About THE DOCTORS

The Doctors is an Emmy Award-winning daily, one-hour nationally syndicated series airing in over 150 markets. Featuring Dr. Travis Stork, M.D., Dr. Drew Ordon, M.D., F.A.C.S., Dr. James Sears, M.D. and Dr. Lisa Masterson, M.D, The Doctors offers viewers a reliable source of fascinating medical and health advice. Taped in front of an audience in Hollywood, THE DOCTORS is produced by Stage 29 Productions and distributed by CBS Television Distribution. Jay McGraw, Carla Pennington and Dr. Phil McGraw are executive producers, and Andrew Scher is the co-executive producer. CBS Television Distribution is the preeminent company in worldwide television syndication. For additional information on The Doctors, now in its third season, please visit http://www.thedoctorstv.com/.





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[05/04/15 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Picks Up a Double D'OHse of "The Simpsons," Renewing Series for 27th and 28th Seasons
"I've outlasted Letterman, Jon Stewart and 'McDreamy,' because I have something they don't: a costly 200-donut-a-day addiction," said Homer Simpson.

[05/04/15 - 01:39 PM]
The World Premiere of "Christopher Titus: The Angry Pursuit of Happiness" Debuts May 9 at Midnight on Comedy Central
In Christopher Titus' sixth stand-up special, he sticks to simple subjects, like how to solve all of the world's problems, giving his own eulogy and his father's erectile dysfunction.

[05/04/15 - 12:46 PM]
American Heroes Channel Sets Its Sights on Season Two of Breakout Hit Docudrama "Gunslingers"
Currently in production on six all-new episodes, the series exposes real, often little-known adventures of the Old West's legendary characters and how their fearless pursuit of freedom and profit still resonates in America today.

[05/04/15 - 12:09 PM]
ACC's Notre Dame and Syracuse Earn Top Seeds in NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship
The top two seeds in the championship - No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 Syracuse, both from the Atlantic Coast Conference - take to the field for first-round action on ESPNU on Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10, respectively.

[05/04/15 - 12:03 PM]
Lifetime(R) Original Movie "Cleveland Abduction" Delivers 3.1 Million Viewers in World Premiere
Lifetime spins the numbers for Saturday, May 2.

[05/04/15 - 11:30 AM]
History(R) Unveils Summer Programming Lineup and Premiere Dates
Highlights include four new nonfiction series and brand new episodes of hit series "American Pickers," "Counting Cars," "Mountain Men" and "Pawn Stars."

[05/04/15 - 11:01 AM]
"Red Nose Day Danceathon with Nick Cannon" Set to Stream Live in the 24 Hours Leading Up to NBC's May 21 Telecast of "Red Nose Day"
Streamed live from the NBC Experience Store at Rockefeller Center in New York City, the day of dance will be filled with guest DJs and musicians, celebrity drop-ins, and a variety of dance acts and troupes.

[05/04/15 - 11:00 AM]
Syfy Greenlights Lev Grossman's New York Times Best-Selling Fantasy "The Magicians" to Series
The 12-episode season will begin shooting in Vancouver in July.

[05/04/15 - 10:51 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Is The Week's Top Program in Viewer and Adult 18-49 Live Plus 7-Day Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of April 13-19.

[05/04/15 - 10:48 AM]
USA Network Rolls Out One of the Widest Pre-Linear Distribution Plans in Cable TV History for Pilot Episode of Award-Winning New Series "Mr. Robot"
Additionally, for the first time ever, the network will release a version of the pilot with Spanish language subtitles across On Demand platforms.

[05/04/15 - 10:36 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Has 4 of the Week's Top 10 Biggest Broadcast Gainers in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of April 13-19.

[05/04/15 - 10:13 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Second Season of Daily Scripted Musical Comedy Series, "Make It Pop"
The series ranks as the most-watched long-form content on Nick.com and on the Nick App.

[05/04/15 - 10:00 AM]
Video: "Tyrant: The Devil Inside" - Official Season Two Trailer
Season two premieres Tuesday, June 16 at 10:00/9:00c on FX.

[05/04/15 - 09:32 AM]
The Stars Are Aligned and Scrubbing In for a Special Live Episode of "Undateable" Tuesday, May 5 at 9 P.M. on NBC
Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Neil Flynn, Christa Miller, Kate Walsh, Victoria Justice and Dr. Drew Pinskey are among those slated to appear.

[05/04/15 - 08:51 AM]
The Fight of the Century Reaches New Heights: Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Will Now Be Seen in Space
At the request of the ISS, the fight was packaged and delivered for the crew to watch at their leisure.