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Int’l broadcasters call CBS’ ‘Doctors’

Virgin, Network Ten, SBS among licencers

HOLLYWOOD — CBS Paramount Intl. Television has licensed daily talk show, “The Doctors,” to a slew of broadcasters worldwide before its U.S. debut.  

The yakker has been licensed to Virgin Media in the U.K., Network Ten in Australia, SBS in Norway, TV4 in Sweden, Viasat in Denmark and Hungary, RTE in Ireland, 365 Media in Iceland and Pro Plus in Slovenia.

“The Doctors” has previously sold to CanWest for Canada and MBC for the Middle East.

The hourlong shows gives viewers medical and health advice, dispensed by a panel of professionals.

It is produced by Stage 29 Prods. and is distributed in the U.S. by CBS Television Distribution. Jay McGraw, Carla Pennington and Dr. Phil McGraw are executive producers.  International distribution is handled by CBS Paramount Intl Television.