or


[04/04/14 - 10:12 AM]
"Dr. Phil" Show Hits 2000 Episodes on Tuesday, April 8
The show will update viewers on some of its most memorable guests.

[via press release from CBS Television Distribution]

"DR. PHIL" SHOW HITS 2000 EPISODES ON TUESDAY, APRIL 8

Top-Rated Talk Show Looks Back at Classic Moments Over the Past 12 Seasons

(Hollywood, CA - April 4, 2014) - The DR. PHIL show, one of the most iconic daytime programs in television history, will air its historic 2000th episode on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 (check local listings). The show will update viewers on some of its most memorable guests.

Among the past guests who will return are Joshua who appeared in the very first season when he was four-years-old and weighed an astounding 150 pounds, Brandon from Season 2 who was the subject of the very first live drug intervention done on television, Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the "female" voice behind the Manti Te'o hoax and "Survivor China" winner Todd Herzog who was battling a life-threatening alcohol addiction when he went face-to-face with Dr. Phil last fall.

Now in its 12th season, the show was the first spin-off from "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and premiered to syndicated television audiences on September 16, 2002. It debuted as the highest rated talk show since Oprah's launch 16 years prior. For nine seasons, DR. PHIL ranked behind only Oprah, and in its 10th season DR. PHIL became the leader in daytime talk. During its dozen seasons on air, DR. PHIL has averaged over 120 million unique viewers a year, while over the same span of time a total of 30 daytime talk shows have come and gone.

Over the course of 2000 shows, Dr. Phil has welcomed nearly 15,000 guests, received letters from five million viewers asking for help, made available $21 million in guest support services, referred 61,000 hours of therapy from a network of over 500 psychotherapists and impacted countless lives across the U.S. and around the world.

"It seemed like just yesterday that Oprah announced on her show that I was 'loading up the truck and movin' to Beverly,'" said Dr. Phil. "These past 12 years have truly been an incredible journey for me and my staff. Every person I have had on the show has been for a purpose. You can't imagine how much gratitude I have for the show guests who've been willing to open up their lives and become teaching tools for America and the world."

As host of this groundbreaking program, Dr. Phil has been at the center of such series as the "Dr. Phil Families," "Anatomy of a Divorce," "Get Real Retreat," "The Ultimate Weight Loss Challenge," the "Dr. Phil House" and "End the Silence on Domestic Violence." The program was the first to put cameras in the homes of guests and to have an advisory board made up of the top minds in psychology and medicine. DR. PHIL also became the first daytime talk show to interview a sitting U.S. President when George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush sat down with Dr. Phil and Robin McGraw in 2004.

"I've had the best seat in the house and witnessed some of the most memorable moments on daytime television," said executive producer Carla Pennington, who was Dr. Phil's first hire on the show 13 years ago. "It's been a privilege to have worked with Phil since the beginning, and I give a lot of credit to the hardest working and most dedicated staff in television."

The syndicated series, DR. PHIL, was created by Harpo Productions, and is produced by Peteski Productions in association with CBS Television Distribution. DR. PHIL, now in its 12th season, is the #1 ranked syndicated daytime talk show, a position held since the conclusion of The Oprah Winfrey Show in May, 2011.





  [april 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· DR. PHIL (SYNDICATION)





[01/18/18 - 08:18 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "9-1-1" Edge Demo Race
The network's new drama helps lead the night among adults 18-49.

[01/18/18 - 07:00 AM]
Season Three of E!'s Hit Series "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry" Returns Wednesday, February 28 at 9PM ET/PT
Chrissy Metz, Jim Parsons, Lucy Hale, Titus Burgess, Megan Fox and La Toya Jackson are among those featured in the new season.

[01/18/18 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Announces the NFL Players Competing on "MVP: Most Valuable Performer," A New Live One-Hour Special, Airing Thursday, Jan. 25
After a nationwide vote, Brandon Williams, Jonathan Stewart, Justin Tucker, Alex Collins, Cody and Jacob Hollister, and Kevin Zeitler have been named the finalists who will compete in the talent show to find the current NFL player with the best off-the-field talent.

[01/18/18 - 06:30 AM]
Brothers Osborne, Eric Church and Maren Morris to Perform at the "60th Annual Grammy Awards(R)" in a Tribute to Victims of Tragedies That Occurred at Live Music Events
"Live music events have always provided a safe space for fans to gather in a shared celebration of music. Sadly, that wasn't always the case this past year," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the Recording Academy.

[01/17/18 - 04:01 PM]
PBS and WGBH Announce the Launch of An All-New Series from "Nova" That Probes the Biggest, Most Provocative Questions in Science
"Nova Wonders," a six-episode, hour-long, primetime series, hosted by three engaging young scientists, is slated to launch on PBS in spring 2018.

[01/17/18 - 02:36 PM]
New Drama Series "Instinct" Will Now Debut Sunday, March 18 on the CBS Television Network
The project, starring Alan Cumming and Bojana Novakovic, will roll out one week later than previously announced.

[01/17/18 - 02:21 PM]
PBS Announces Liev Schreiber as Narrator of "Civilizations," A Nine-Part Global Series Exploring the Power of Art from Earliest Civilizations to the Present
The series tells the story of art from the dawn of human history to the present day - for the first time on a global scale.

[01/17/18 - 12:46 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Examines the Life and Death of an Iconic Civil Rights Activist in "The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X"
Said installment relives the pivotal years of this trailblazing activist using rarely seen footage and audio tapes, including never-before-seen footage of Nation of Islam rallies and recordings made at the Audubon Ballroom on the day of his assassination.

[01/17/18 - 11:36 AM]
Car Customization Entrepenuer, Ryan Friedlinghaus, Returns to Velocity for an All New Season of "Inside West Coast Customs"
"Everyone turns to Ryan for his craftsmanship and knowledge which stems from years of experience building outstanding cars," said Robert S. Scanlon, president of Velocity and TEN video content.

[01/17/18 - 11:16 AM]
Custom Car Builder Aaron Kaufman Returns to Discovery Channel in All-New Series "Shifting Gears with Aaron Kaufman"
"Fast N' Loud" star Aaron Kaufman is back, and this time, he's the boss.

[01/17/18 - 11:00 AM]
Lynn Barrie Joins Freeform as Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development
Prior to joining Freeform, Barrie was the vice president of Comedy Development at ABC Entertainment Group.

[01/17/18 - 10:52 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and "RightThisMinute" Renewed for 2018-19 on ABC Owned Television Stations by Disney-ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution
Hosted by Chris Harrison and currently in its 16th season in national syndication, "Millionaire" continues to be the only game show that offers a $1 million prize to each and every contestant.

[01/17/18 - 10:15 AM]
Rupert Friend Joins Cast of CBS All Access' "Strange Angel"
Friend will play Ernest Donovan, the enigmatic neighbor of Jack Parsons (portrayed by Jack Reynor) who becomes the young scientist's tour guide into the illicit underbelly of 1930s Los Angeles.

[01/17/18 - 10:03 AM]
"Marvel's Cloak & Dagger" Panel and Live Performances Announced for First Ever "Freeform Summit"
The "Freeform Summit," taking place Thursday at NeueHouse Hollywood, includes talent, executives, showrunners and directors across multiple series spotlighting the brand new 2018 programming lineup including.

[01/17/18 - 10:02 AM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "Eddie Griffin: Undeniable"
Celebrating his 30-year anniversary in comedy, veteran comedian Eddie Griffin takes to the stage in the hilarious new special, premiering on Friday, February 9.