LANSING, Mich. – For the fourth consecutive year, “Ask Dr. Nandi” has qualified for an incentive award from the Michigan Film & Digital Media Office. The medical lifestyle show hosted by Dr. Partha Nandi airs on seven networks in 79 countries and boasts an audience of 85 million viewers. The show combines medical advice with informal conversations about fitness and nutrition.
The $1,153,754 award for “Ask Dr. Nandi” anticipates spin-off spending of $5,310,900 and projects the creation of 44 jobs, which equate to 70 full-time positions. The show is recorded at a studio in Farmington Hills.
“’Ask Dr. Nandi’ has connected with audiences, and has presented health-care information in an accessible format,” said Jenell Leonard, commissioner of the Michigan Film & Digital Media Office. “Filming in Michigan, the show has attracted work for the state production community, and has had a positive impact on the local economy.”More