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Dr. Phil

Series Description

DR. PHIL, the Emmy-nominated hit syndicated, daily one-hour talk show hosted by America's most popular psychologist and lifestyle strategist, Dr. Phil McGraw, is the leader in daytime talk. McGraw's success stems from his signature “get real” approach to helping his guests solve their problems, stripping through their emotional clutter, helping them to get down to the bare bones of their issues and giving them the challenge they need to move ahead.

This Week's Episodes
Mon: ‘My Friends Shaved Their Heads and Got Tattoos Because I Had Cancer, but It Was All a Lie’
ALL-NEW! In an exclusive interview, Dr. Phil sits down with 25-year-old Meaghan Hudson, who admittedly faked terminal cancer, prompting her friends to rally together in support by shaving their heads, getting tattoos and raising thousands of dollars to help with medical bills. How did the lie come about? And, why did she let it continue for so long?  
Tue: Teacher Scandal Confession: She Had Sex with Her 15-Year-Old Student
ALL-NEW! In the summer of 2014, a former middle school English teacher was arrested on suspicion of statutory rape and contributing to the delinquency of a minor after police found her in a motel room with a 15-year-old former student. In a Dr. Phil exclusive, Jennifer Caswell speaks out for the first time. How does she explain her relationship with her former student?
Wed: A Wife Goes Missing: Is Her Husband to Blame?
ALL-NEW! Kim’s 50-year-old sister, Julie, disappeared without a trace in May 2012, and Kim says she is convinced Julie’s husband, Cregg, killed her in a fit of rage -- which Cregg vehemently denies. What does Cregg believe happened to Julie? Plus, the mother of Dylan Redwine, whose partial remains were found in 2013, returns with an update. How is she coping?
Thu: She Left Her Babies Alone in a Car: Criminal or Mom Misunderstood?
ALL-NEW! Phoenix mom Shanesha made headlines last year after she was charged with felony child abuse for leaving her two young sons in a hot car during a job interview. She opens up to Dr. Phil -- in hindsight, does she think she made a mistake? Plus, how does she respond to allegations that she has misused donations from supporters?
Fri: Mentally Ill or Monster? Teen Convicted of Murdering Mom with a Sledgehammer Speaks
ALL-NEW! In an exclusive interview, Dr. Phil sits down with Zachary Davis, who was convicted of murder for brutally bludgeoning his mother to death with a sledgehammer in August 2012 and then setting the house on fire in an attempt to kill his older brother. What drove him to do such a thing? Is he a cold-blooded murderer and monster, or is he a mentally ill teen in need of help?