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Childhood Cancer Awareness Show in Development

Posted by AndrewScher to Pediatric/Parenting, Oct 7, 2009 12:05pm

Hello everyone,

Thank you to won2xx, MajorC, LVMYBOYS2003 and many others for your suggestions about producing a show on childhood cancers. We know this is a devastating illness that affects young children as well as their families. Knowing that cancer is the leading cause of death by disease among children in the U.S., and because so many of you voted for this idea, we are currently doing research to see how we can develop this idea for TV. Keep checking this site for updates.

We love hearing your ideas, so keep submitting them!

Andrew Scher
Co-executive producer

Your Ideas are Headed for Production

Posted by JayMcGraw to Community, Sep 4, 2009 10:53pm

Hi everyone!  I’m Jay McGraw, creator and executive producer of The Doctors. Welcome to! We’ve created this site so that you, our viewers, can participate in producing The Doctors and We’ve said from the very beginning that our viewers are our producers, and we really mean it! 

We encourage you to submit your ideas for the show -- tell us what you’re interested in and what you want to see more of. You can also vote on ideas that you like most.
Ideas with the most votes will be reviewed by our producing team. Check the In Production section frequently to see special messages from our producers letting you know which topics will be produced live on-air, and get a behind-the-scenes peek at what's coming up. Then, check the Watch Your Idea section to see the segments as they appear on the show!  
As our viewers, you’re the most important part of the show, and we’re excited to hear all of your ideas.

Thanks for watching and start producing!

Varicose Veins Idea is Headed for Production

Posted by AndrewScher to Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, Sep 30, 2009 4:02pm

Hello Doctors community!

We’d like to give a huge thank you to Debbie in Wichita for submitting her Varicose Veins show idea. Debbie wanted us to address the best way to treat varicose veins. So, Debbie, we heard you, and guess what? We searched high and low and found a vein specialist who has been performing a cutting-edge procedure that reduces the appearance of those unsightly varicose veins. We’re taping the story this week, so check line-up in early October to see when it will air and watch your idea come to life on The Doctors!

Keep submitting your ideas! They’re great, we’re listening and stay tuned for more ideas in production.

Watch Now!

Andrew Scher
Co-Executive Producer


Addison’s Disease

Posted by Producer Veronica to Disease/Illness, Jan 14, 2010 4:55pm
Producer Veronica

We have received a lot of suggestions for a show about Addison’s disease. One in particular was a request from elwhelan in Coral Springs, Florida asking The Doctors to bring awareness to this debilitating disease.
Ellen was diagnosed with Addison’s disease when she was 20 years old – she’s now 47.   It took three years for doctors to diagnose her, so she was hoping The Doctors would shed some light and inform doctors and viewers about the disease.
Tune-in Monday to learn the symptoms and signs of this possibly fatal disease.

Watch Now!
Show producer

The Flu Show

Posted by TheDoctorsTeam to Disease/Illness, Oct 22, 2009 12:10pm

Hi Everyone,
We are excited to inform you that we are producing an entire show about the flu. Mymartinez suggested we discuss the pros and cons of the swine flu vaccination, and we’re taking it further. In this one-hour special, The Doctors will separate flu fact from fiction, tackle your biggest fears, and give you the answers you need to know to protect yourself and your family.  There will be special reports from affiliates in all time zones and the latest news from across the country. The Doctors also goes inside the CDC to give you unprecedented access to the daily briefings, labs, and research our government is running to protect America from a flu pandemic.
Tune in Monday where all of your flu questions will be answered!

Watch Now! 

The Doctors staff

Fan of the Week

Posted by AndrewScher to Community, Oct 16, 2009 7:04pm

Hello Viewers!

I’m happy to announce that we are implementing a new contest called Fan of the Week, based on an idea submitted from community member, labelfree. You, our viewers, are the most important part of the show, and we want to reward you with a special prize!

Join The Doctors community and read the newsletter that will arrive in your e-mail inbox every week. There will be a link in there where you can enter to win. All you have to do is tell us how The Doctors has changed your life or your favorite moment from the show. We will randomly choose one winner each week and announce it on the Fan of the Week message board and maybe even on TV! The winner’s picture and story will also be featured on the Web site.

For more information, click here.

Thanks for your great ideas. We love hearing them. Keep checking this site to see which ideas we’re putting into production.

Andrew Scher
Co-Executive Producer