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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
"Wife of Top Restaurant Executive Claims She Was Scammed Out of $3 Million by Famous Football Star: Victim or Co-Conspirator?"  
Anita, 73, who was married to the CEO of the popular fast food restaurant chain Wendy's, is now a felon convicted of scamming her former friends and employees out of a half million dollars. But the socialite, who once lived in a lavish home and mingled with celebrities, says she is the victim and was duped out of her $3 million dollar fortune by Ohio State and NFL quarterback Art Schlichter, who then pressured her to borrow money from others. Anita's former housekeeper, Sue, 72, says Anita borrowed $85,000 and promised to repay her with post-dated checks, but when Sue tried to cash those checks, they bounced. Was Anita a victim or was she a co-conspirator?
"Ex Major League Baseball Player Now Facing Major Problems"
Richie Lewis was a three-time All-American, hall of fame college pitcher, who became one of Major League Baseball's most electric personalities, striking out some of the game's greatest players. But now, his wife Andrea and their three children claim since Richie was forced to retire from the majors due to an injury, Richie says his life has no purpose without baseball and he has no reason to live. Richie's family claims his depression and alcoholism have led him to become a sloppy, blackout and abusive drunk, who has become a public embarrassment to himself and his family. Richie insists the only issue he is facing is depression from leaving the game he loved. Before coming to Dr. Phil, Richie demanded no one discuss his alleged alcoholism, and he threatened to walk out of their lives forever if they did not honor his demand. What happens when Richie finds out he is indeed part of an alcohol intervention? Plus, Richie's college teammate Deion Sanders drops everything to fly to Los Angeles to surprise and help his dear friend. Will all this effort convince Richie that he needs help?
"‘I Believe My ‘Mooching' Nephew and His Alleged Six Alter Egos are Duping My Sister'"  
Laurie says her 23-year-old son Dillon suffers from schizophrenia, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, bipolar disorder and claims he has multiple personalities. She says Dillon's "personalities" include twin boys, a cat named "Felix" who speaks with an Australian accent, and "Adam," who is scary and prone to violent outbursts. But Laurie's sister Danielle claims her nephew is a "moocher" who she says has been manipulating Laurie for years to get what he wants and avoid working. Dr. Phil helps gets to the truth and tells this family what he thinks is going on with Dillon.
"‘My Daughter is a Liar and Catfishing Boys Online'"
Shannon claims her beautiful teenage daughter Ryann is a pathological liar and a catfish, who portrays herself online as a bubbly blonde cheerleader saving herself for her prince charming -- but, Shannon says she believes her daughter needs psychological help. Ryann says her mother is the liar and says she is only interested in speaking with Dr. Phil with hopes that he can get some sense through to her mother's "thick head." What happens when Dr. Phil presents Ryann with evidence that seems to prove her mom's side of the story? Plus, Shannon wonders whether Ryann's behavior is because she has never met her biological father. See what happens when Dr. Phil reveals he was able to find Ryann's biological father.
"A Baby Ripped from the Womb: One Mother's Nightmare"  
An attack in Colorado almost too brutal to believe: a fetus ripped from a mother's womb. Dr. Phil has the exclusive interview with brave survivor Michelle Wilkins, whose headline-making story is one of incredible survival, love and loss.