Daytime talk producer Mindy Moore Borman (“The View,” “Good Morning America”) has been named exec producer of “Dr. Oz,” the syndie series being developed and sold by Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Prods. and Sony Pictures Television.
Borman will head the health-themed gabber, set to launch fall ’09 and starring frequent “Oprah Winfrey Show” guest Dr. Mehmet Oz, a New York surgeon.
Sony has announced clearances in the 80% range for the hourlong daytime strip, wrapping up 23 of the top 25 markets. The show will be shot in New York.