The future of "Dr. OzMehmet OzThese Senate seats are up for election in 2022 Pennsylvania Republican David McCormick launches Senate campaign McCormick stepping down from hedge fund to consider Pennsylvania Senate bid MORE" is unclear, as the team behind the TV show is said to be "evaluating options" following the launch of its host's Senate bid.
Mehmet OzMehmet OzThese Senate seats are up for election in 2022 Pennsylvania Republican David McCormick launches Senate campaign McCormick stepping down from hedge fund to consider Pennsylvania Senate bid MORE, who's been the face of his eponymous daytime TV program since 2009, announced he was jumping into the Pennsylvania Senate race as a Republican on Tuesday.
The celebrity physician said he was entering the 2022 race to succeed retiring Sen. Pat ToomeyPatrick (Pat) Joseph ToomeyConservatives are outraged that Sarah Bloom Raskin actually believes in capitalism Meet Washington's most ineffective senator: Joe Manchin Black women look to build upon gains in coming elections MORE (R-Pa.) in order to "help fix the problems and to help us heal."
Oz didn't address what was to become of the TV series that helped launch him to fame following frequent appearances on "The Oprah WinfreyOprah Gail WinfreyPrince Harry and Meghan treat Atlanta's King Center to Black-owned food trucks for MLK Day Dr. Oz calls Fauci a 'petty tyrant,' challenges him to debate Best and worst crisis management in 2021 MORE Show."
A source close to "Dr. Oz" tells ITK that those at the show are "evaluating options and discussing plans" with broadcast partners "on how to move forward."
The controversial Emmy Award winner's program is distributed to more than 112 countries, according to a promotional site. Last year, 61-year-old Oz announced that his show had been renewed for a 13th and 14th season, through 2023.