What's on DR. PHIL! 12/18-12/22!

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 18: Dr. Phil McGraw attends 2016 CBS Upfront at The Plaza on May 18, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)
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New episodes air on December 18 and December 19!

Monday, December 18
Show #16033 (TV 14 (L)(S)(D))

"The Death of My Mother Has Ruined Me and My Relationship!’ Plus, Dangerous Love Revisited: Wife of Pro-Fighter Now in Battle with Her Mom!"

ALL-NEW! Melissa says she still cries daily over her mother’s death which occurred a year-and-a-half ago, and it’s turning her home life into chaos. She says the incident single-handedly changed her life. She says the death still haunts her to the point where it has now seriously affected the relationship with her boyfriend of three years, Dave. Melissa says she and Dave used to have a great relationship, but for some reason, everything has been intensified since her mother’s death. Now, she and Dave fight about everything, and he says their relationship is hanging on by a thread. Plus, Dr. Phil follows up with Kaitlyn, who claims she survived years of abuse at the hands of her UFC fighter husband. She says she lied when Dr. Phil interviewed her three years ago, and she’s finally ready to tell the truth. Her mom, Karen, says she’s had years of hell over this but that it’s also time for her daughter to step up and be a mom. Find out how Dr. Phil gets real with both of these young women who wrote in desperate for his help.

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Tuesday, December 19
Show #16052 (TV 14 (L))

"My Quadruplet Son Who Was an Honors Student Dropped Out of College, Was Hospitalized 8 Times and Choked his Psychiatrist"

ALL-NEW! Amy and Chris say their 19-year-old quadruplet son Chase, who was an honors student, dropped out of college after smoking marijuana just one time. Chase claims his one experience with marijuana caused him to have a severe panic attack and since then, his brain feels mushy and he is in utter mental pain. But his older brother, Blaise, says he believes 60% of Chase’s symptoms are exaggerated in order to manipulate their parents. Blaise says their parents take Chase out for nice dinners, get him anything he wants and allow him to lie on the couch all day and complain. Amy and Chris admit they have coddled Chase since he has moved back home. The parents say since their son has moved home, he has terrorized the family, stolen Amy’s car and even choked his psychiatrist. Amy says Chase has been hospitalized eight times, and they do not know what is wrong with him. But Chase, who claims his mother kicked him out of the house, says he is suffering from mental problems and does not have behavior issues. Find out what Dr. Phil has to say to this family?

Wednesday, December 20
Show #16030RR (TV 14 (L)(S)(D))

"My Meddling ‘Monster-In-Law’ Who Lives Next Door Doesn’t Want Me to Remarry My Ex-Husband"

Sixteen years ago, Greg and Amanda secretly married during college. Greg’s mother, Kathy, says when she found out, she showed her support by buying the newlyweds a plot of land adjacent to her home so they could build a house of their own. Greg and Amanda built their home and had two sons, but say they had a much harder time building their marriage. Amanda says this is largely the fault of her mother-in-law. Amanda says Kathy initially came across as “elderly and sweet,” but, over the years Amanda claims Kathy has turned into a “monster-in-law” who is a “lying, vindictive, manipulative snake.” But, Kathy claims Amanda has anger problems, has threatened to set her house on fire, punched Kathy on the side of her head five times before taking out a restraining order after claiming she was in danger and had her arrested. The two women haven’t spoken in over a year. Meanwhile, Greg and Amanda divorced with benefits, as they were still secretly seeing each other until two weeks ago when they broke up again. Amanda says she now has an ultimatum for her husband turned ex-husband turned boyfriend turned ex-boyfriend: “Choose between your mom or me.” (Original airdate: 10/18/17)

Thursday, December 21
Show #16019RR (TV 14 (L))

"My Brother Changed His Name to ‘Sexy Vegan,’ Wears Speedos in Public and is Spending My Mom’s $11 Million Inheritance!"

Susan says her son, Hans, legally changed his named to “Sexy Vegan.” She says Sexy constantly promotes himself as the “Vegan Messiah,” has tattooed his name on his forehead, walks the streets wearing nothing but a Speedo, and carries a full-length mirror wherever he goes. Susan says Sexy has been arrested 15 times and that she has spent over $100,000 of her late husband’s $11 million inheritance on bailing him out. Raquel says she’s fed up with her brother and mother’s behavior. She says her mother is an enabler who is hopelessly devoted to supporting her 35-year-old brother, who she says is an embarrassment to the family. Sexy says he changed his name “for the liberation of 70 million animals.” He says Susan and Raquel want him to be a “Toyota when he’s a Ferrari.” He says he’s “too beautiful and talented” to have a 9-to-5 job and that is why his mother should support him. What will it take for Susan to stop enabling Sexy? (Original airdate: 10/2/17)

Friday, December 22
Show #16007RR (TV 14 (L))

"Our Know-It-All High School Dropout Daughter Wants to Be a YouTube Star!"

Sixteen-year-old Brittney is a high school dropout who claims she is too smart for school and wants to be a famous YouTube star. Brittney admits that while working on her career, she spends her days hanging out with boys at the skate park, drinking and smoking marijuana. Her parents, Kimber and Tim, say she is a manipulator who has zero ambition and needs to get her act together. Brittney claims her parents are her problem – especially her mother, who Brittney accuses of being a liar and even a thief! Dr. Phil investigates why Brittney’s dad along with his parents, Ben and Linda, claim Kimber and Brittney are tearing their entire family apart. (Original airdate: 9/14/17)

NOTE:  Schedule is subject to change.