In part 2 of his exclusive interview, Dr. Phil speaks with Steven Avery in his first television interview since the hit Netflix documentary “Making a Murderer” was released. Avery calls his fiancée from prison during the show and discusses their relationship. And, hear what they say about new details in the case.Read More
In an exclusive interview, Dr. Phil speaks with the woman engaged to marry “Making A Murderer”’s Steven Avery. Avery’s new fiancée, Lynn Hartman, discusses finding true love with one of America’s most notorious convicted killers, a man she calls her “Teddy Bear.”Read More
Brittany claims her father, Tim, sexually abused her at least 100 times, starting when she was 7 years old, but her father adamantly denies the allegations. For the first time in three years, Brittany and her mother, Danielle, confront Tim face to face. Plus, Tim agreed to take a polygraph to clear his name. Will it? Find out!Read More
Twenty-one-year-old Nick left his hometown three months ago, hitchhiking over 2,300 miles to Los Angeles with no money, no phone, and no specific plan. He says he was pursuing his “call to greatness” to become a rap superstar. Nick’s parents, Jennifer and Nick Sr., as well as his sisters, Sarah and Jacqueline, all say they think Nick has lost it because he has been homeless since leaving home, and seems to have no desire to get off the streets. Can Dr. Phil navigate this tense reunion as the family sees Nick for the first time since he’s been gone?Read More
Twenty-two-year-old Joselyn claims when she was growing up, her mother, Aaliyah’s, use of corporal punishment was downright abusive.
Tragically, Aaliyah’s son murdered his grandmother, Aaliyah’s mother, in December 2012, and Joselyn says that she believes Aaliyah’s abuse contributed to him “snapping.” Aaliyah doesn’t deny she used extreme discipline, but says she also grew up with abuse and was parenting the only way she knew how. With their tense relationship already on thin ice, can Dr. Phil give these women what they need to end the cycle of violence?Read More
Wendy claims her son, Grant, is a professional “con artist” who has a history of abusing alcohol and women, including his pregnant girlfriend, Korin. Korin says she’s already lost primary custody of one child because of Grant’s behavior, and now, she worries that she and Grant could be on the verge of losing their remaining children. Grant admits he likes to drink, but says his mom and girlfriend need to deal with it, and it’s not his fault Korin’s child was taken away. Wendy wants Korin to leave her son now, but Korin insists her relationship “isn’t that bad.” But do her letters to Dr. Phil pleading for help tell a different story? Can Dr. Phil help her face reality? And, will he be able to get through to Grant before he loses his family for good?Read More
Chuck and Amanda say their six-year marriage is loud, violent and full of rage. Chuck says they scream and holler in front of their two young children causing Amanda to “run to her parents,” Tami and Tom, to “tattle on him.” Her parents have said that they want them to divorce if these problems cannot be solved, but Amanda says that’s not an option. How will she respond when Chuck reveals a secret he says he has been keeping?Read More
Marcia is worried because her 19-year old daughter, Cheyenne, is living in a motel with a pimp and a prostitute, who she believes have taken her under their wing. But Cheyenne says if it weren’t for Chris and Brooke, she would have been homeless after her mom kicked her out for the fourth time. Chris says he isn’t a pimp and Brooke and Cheyenne aren’t prostitutes. So why are men paying $200 an hour for a “special massage?” Dr. Phil gives his opinion about where they are headed.Read More
Where is 7-year-old Kyron Horman? The little boy went missing six years ago after his school science fair. His stepmother, Terri Horman, gives her version of what Kyron’s parents have called Terri’s “bizarre behavior” after her stepson vanished.Read More
Where is 7-year-old Kyron Horman? The little boy vanished six years ago without a trace after his school science fair. His parents claim his stepmother, Terri, knows what happened to him. Terri Horman tells her side of the story.Read More
Janet Jones found fame and success with her sexy, high energy exercise program, “Vixen Workout.” Janet is living her life in the spotlight, but she claims a former instructor she terminated, Nikki, is not only out to destroy her but also anyone associated with her, leaving this exercise diva “living in fear.” But Nikki claims it’s Janet and her Vixen Army of followers that are harassing and stalking her. Plus, Dr. Phil visits the cast on set of the new CBS Primetime Drama, Bull.Read More
Carolyn and Laura reached out to Dr. Phil pleading for help with their brother, Matt, who they say is out-of-control and bipolar.
They claim Matt self-medicates with alcohol and is repeatedly getting himself into trouble. Carolyn and Laura say that Matt’s wife, Nancy, is the reason for Matt’s manic episodes; including setting his own house on fire and leaving his dog with burns and paint marks. Nancy says that the majority of Matt’s issues stem from his mental illness and that she refuses to leave him because he doesn’t have anyone else he can rely on. Can Dr. Phil help this dysfunctional family make amends and construct a healthy lifestyle for Matt?Read More
Barbara Ann says her daughter Danielle is out of control. Barbara Ann claims she steals, lies and at just 13 years old, she says she doesn’t know what to do with her.
Barbara Ann says she would rather hand Danielle over to the authorities as she says she can’t control her. While filming with the Dr. Phil staff, Danielle stole a Dr. Phil crew member’s car and went joyriding. Danielle, on the other hand, says her mom is too overbearing and controlling, and that she just wants to live her life and needs her mom to back off.Read More
Inside the unsolved murder of 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey. In his first public interview ever, JonBenet’s brother, Burke Ramsey, addresses the rampant speculation that his mother was involved in covering up JonBenet’s murder to protect him. Plus, never before seen tapes of 9-year-old Burke Ramsey being interviewed by a psychologist just 13 days after his sister’s murder.Read More
The murder of JonBenet Ramsey is one of America’s most infamous unsolved mysteries. Two decades after the 6-year-old beauty queen’s murder, only one person who was known to be in the house on the night of the murder has never spoken. Today, in an interview 20 years in the making, JonBenet’s brother Burke finally breaks his silence.Read More
Lisa says she is convinced her daughter Sara is a drug addict and “unfit.” Lisa says Sara is out-of-control and claims that she stole her own grandmother’s identity to obtain credit cards in her name and spent over $1,000. Sara denies taking drugs and says her mom is hateful and mean. Sara says she wants one thing and one thing only… an apology from her mom for the accusations and, according to Sara, turning her own kids against her. But will she get it?Read More
Diane says her 26-year-old daughter, Kelly, had everything growing up: a big house in a gated community, a pony that took her to kindergarten, private schools, summer camp, art lessons, modeling school … anything Kelly wanted. Her father, Bruce, was a successful Harvard and Stanford educated plastic surgeon and Diane was his surgical nurse. But when Diane divorced Bruce 10 years ago, Diane says Kelly turned into a rebellious out-of-control teenager.
Diane says she tried everything to get her daughter back on track, but claims Kelly, now 26, is completely off the rails: she is homeless, an alcoholic and living on the streets with her ex-con fiancé, Robert. Diane says that to make matters worse, Kelly is three months pregnant with her fiancé’s baby, and Diane is terrified she’s going to get a call that her beautiful, intelligent daughter is dead. Kelly says she quit drinking for her baby’s sake, but has she? Dr. Phil gives Kelly and Robert a wake-up call.Read More
Media dubbed 19-year-old Florida college student Austin Harrouff the “Frat Boy Cannibal Killer” after he allegedly stabbed a couple to death, biting one of his alleged victim’s face and abdomen while making animal noises. Austin also allegedly stabbed the couple’s neighbor who was attempting to save their lives. The violent crime and Austin’s reportedly superhuman strength left police questioning if the “zombie” street drug Flakka was to blame. But Austin’s father believes mental illness caused the tragedy. In an exclusive interview, Austin’s father discusses his son’s bizarre behavior leading up to the crimes.Read More