Oprah winfrey's show producer dies at 66

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Michael King, who with brother Roger created successful shows, including "Oprah" and "Dr. Phil," has died.

According to Sources King and his wife went to France several weeks ago to visit their son and when he returned home contracted a bad infection.

He was admitted to Cedars Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood 20 days ago, where he was treated in ICU for pneumonia. King was placed on a ventilator and did not get better. 

His health continued to deteriorate and at around 1 PM  doctors removed him from life support. 

He later died several hours later. King, who was the CEO of King World Productions, was considered one of the most successful producers in TV history.  In addition to Oprah and Phil, he acquired the rights to "Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy."   King was 66.
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