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Dr. Phil

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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.

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This Week's Episodes
Mon:
"Homeless and Addicted: ‘But We Are Still Good Parents'"  
ALL-NEW! Missy claims she and her husband, Jason, were forced to fight for custody of their two young nieces to keep them safe from their own parents, Missy's brother Chris and sister-in-law, Katie, who Missy says are both homeless and addicted to heroin. Missy claims her nieces were severely neglected, alleging neighbors often found them wandering around their apartment complex dirty and without shoes, inside a dumpster and playing by a busy freeway and vacant buildings. Chris and Katie insist that despite being drug addicts, they were and are great parents and never put their daughters in danger. They say Missy has taken their children from them, and that she is on a power trip, even asking for child support. See what happens when Dr. Phil shows Chris and Katie photos of the alleged living conditions of the apartment that they were raising their girls in. Will Chris and Katie continue to insist their daughters were never in harm's way?
Tue:
"‘My Ex-Husband Thinks I Hired a Hitman to Kill Him and Wonders Why I Won't Let Him See Our Kids'"
ALL-NEW! Michelle says on her first dinner date with Tom, whom she met on a dating website in 2009, she introduced him to her five kids, and within a year she was pregnant with Tom's baby. Soon after that first date, they were married and six years and two kids later, Michelle and Tom are divorced with their young children stuck in the middle of a bitter custody dispute. Tom claims Michelle tried to hire someone to kill him and refuses to let him see or have any contact with his two sons whatsoever. Michelle denies trying to hire a hitman but admits she has kept their children from Tom because she claims he is a "dangerous narcissist" who believes he is "90 percent smarter than the rest of the human race" and has physically attacked her and their children – an accusation Tom denies. Dr. Phil introduces the couple to Dr. John Chirban, a member of the Dr. Phil advisory board who holds a doctorate with distinction from Harvard University and is the author of Collateral Damage: Guiding and Protecting Your Child Through the Minefield of Divorce, who offers his invaluable insight on this couple's situation and talks about his key findings from his "Children and Divorce National Survey." 
Wed:
"‘My Mom is Delusional and Believes She is Annie from Michael Jackson's ‘Smooth Criminal''"  
ALL-NEW! Akeeya claims her mother, Annie, is delusional and believes that Michael Jackson wrote his hit song "Smooth Criminal" about her. Annie, a former model and mother of three, says she was in a physically abusive relationship at the time the song was written and says it describes what was happening in her life. Annie says the King of Pop even mentions her name 46 times in the song because he wanted her to know he was aware of the abuse and wanted to know if she was OK. But Akeeya claims her mother is so delusional that she is refusing to work and currently living on the streets with her 14-year-old daughter, because she believes she is going to cash in on the royalties to the song. Who is "Annie" in "Smooth Criminal"? Michael Jackson's former sound/audio engineer reveals the truth.
Thu:
"‘My Ex-Husband and His Wife Stole My Son … And She Coached Him into Admitting to Killing Animals and Harming His Baby Brother'"
ALL-NEW! Jerica says she's sick and tired of her ex-husband Kody's new wife, Kim, labeling her 8-year-old son, Michael, as a troubled child with behavioral problems who could even be a serial killer in the making. Kim and Kody say Jerica is not around to parent after losing custody of the boy because of drug addiction, so she does not know that Michael has gone from a sweet child to a troubled boy who has tried to harm his baby brother and has even killed chickens on their property. Dr. Phil listens carefully to both sides and also reviews a videotape Jerica has which she claims is evidence that Kim is coaching her son. Will Kody and Kim decide to cooperate with Jerica in parenting 8-year-old Michael? 
Fri:
"Exclusive: Megyn Kelly Speaks Out: Trump, Sexual Harassment and Women Fighting Back!"  
Megyn Kelly, former anchor of the top-rated Fox Cable News Channel show The Kelly File made national headlines ever since she moderated the first Republican primary debate and took now President-elect Donald Trump to task for derogatory comments she said he made about women from "fat pigs" to "dogs, slobs and disgusting animals." Now, she is back in the headlines again with the release of her controversial memoir, Settle for More. What does Megyn claim about President-elect Donald Trump's alleged behavior before their showdown at the Republican primary? What does she say Roger Ailes did to her when she alleges he sexually harassed her? You've heard the buzz about Megyn's new book … now hear from Megyn herself when she sits down with Dr. Phil in the most highly-anticipated, exclusive one-on-one interview of the season! (Original airdate: 11-15-16)
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