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Season 16 is off to a great start!
Tune in Monday-Friday from 4-5 p.m.
All new episodes this week!
Monday, September 18
Show #16017 (TV 14 (L))
"I’ve Given My Drug Addict Son over 3 Million Dollars but I’ve Done It to Keep Him Alive"
ALL-NEW! Despite his wife threatening divorce, Jerry Sr. says he has spent over $3 million to save his son, Jerry Jr.’s, life from an extreme addiction to heroin and crack. From spending $1 million dollars on safe luxury cars for Jerry Jr. to drive, to having an attorney on a $20,000 retainer to get his son out of legal trouble, Jerry Sr. insists he is the only one keeping his only son alive. But just how far will this father go to “save” his son? You won’t want to miss what happens when Dr. Phil shows Jerry Sr.’s wife and daughter video footage of him actually buying drugs for his son and allowing him to shoot heroin and smoke crack in front of him.
Tuesday, September 19
Show #16014 (TV PG)
"My Sister is Over $50,000 in Debt, Sold Her Car, Lost Her Savings and Has Sold Her Home All Because She’s in Love with a Guy in Egypt She’s Never Met!"
ALL-NEW! Linda contacted the show because she believes that her sister, Patsy, is being catfished by a guy named “John” who claims he’s in Cairo, Egypt. Linda says that “John” instantly started asking Patsy for money, saying he was in a bind! Patsy took the bait and has given “John” close to $75,000. Linda is furious her sister has fallen into this trap and wants to prove that this man isn’t the real deal. Patsy, a retiree living on a fixed income, even sold her car for “John” and gave him $7,000 because he said he was low on funds and now she has put her home on the market for this “man.” Her sister and niece are desperate for Dr. Phil to intervene because they claim “John” has convinced Patsy to sell her house and give him part of the proceeds to help get him to the US from Egypt so they can marry, collect the million dollars he has coming to him and live happily ever after. Can Dr. Phil help Patsy before she sells her house?
Wednesday, September 20
Show #16018 (TV PG (L)(S)(D))
“Stalking, Hiding in the Bushes and a Restraining Order: A Teen Girl’s Obsession with Her Ex-Boyfriend”
ALL-NEW! A teen girl so obsessed with her on-again, off-again boyfriend that he claims she has become a stalker, forcing him to get a restraining order… for three years! Cristie says her 19-year-old daughter Corryn started dating 17-year-old Jack almost two years ago and every time they break up, Corryn becomes a “crazy ex-girlfriend.” Jack claims Corryn calls him hundreds of times a day, breaks into his house and hides behind the bushes to watch his every move, each time violating the restraining order. But Corryn says Jack plays games with her and lures her to him every time. Cristie and Jack’s mom, Brytt, say they’ve had it and want their teens’ relationship to end today -- but what does Corryn have to say about that? Can she stop obsessing over Jack, and will she keep a promise she made to Dr. Phil?
Thursday, September 21
Show #16012 (TV PG (L))
“I Lost 300 Pounds and Men Think I’m Hot but My Fiancé Says I’m Not”
ALL-NEW! Debbie tipped the scale at 450 pounds but two years ago, she underwent gastric bypass surgery and lost more than 300 pounds! You would think she would be overjoyed at her incredible weight loss, but Debbie says she just can’t stop seeing herself as disgusting, especially because she is carrying around an extra 30 pounds of loose skin. To make matters worse, Debbie says her fiancé, James, doesn’t help with her self-esteem because she says he’s very controlling and jealous.
Friday, September 22
Show #16010 (TV 14 (L))
“From PTA Mom to Addicted and Homeless in Her Luxury SUV”
ALL-NEW! Carrie reveals that after a series of medical issues, she became dependent on the prescription medication her doctors prescribed, eventually leading her to an addiction to heroin. Her husband, Christopher, says it’s this addiction that forced him to have the courts remove Carrie from their home and file a restraining order to keep her from their 15-year-old daughter, which left this former PTA mom homeless and living out of her luxury SUV. Carrie says nothing can keep her clean, even flat-lining twice and being medically forced to wear a lifesaving resuscitation vest. How will Carrie’s husband and adult daughter react when Carrie reveals she is not only driving her 15-year-old daughter under the influence, but she has also used heroin in the school bathroom at her teen daughter’s sporting events?
NOTE: Schedule is subject to change.