Zip Code:
Provider Type:

          Behind the Scenes

          July 29, 2010

          Since its debut in 2002, the Dr. Phil show has helped thousands of people get real about their lives and has touched millions of viewers. Do you ever wonder how much work goes into producing an episode? Get an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes of the show!


          The Making of a Show

          Dr. Phil and his senior staff explain how they come up with story ideas and how guests are booked. Sit in on a meeting with Dr. Phil and his show producers as they discuss the issues that matter most to you.


          “The selection process is really very aggressive.”

          Out in the Field

          See the Dr. Phil show through the eyes of a guest as camera crews follow her and her family. Plus, special contributor Kelly Osbourne shares the best part of being involved with the show.


          “We’re always challenging ourselves to find better ways to tell our stories.”


          The Audience Arrives!

          The excitement builds as audience members reveal how it feels to attend a taping of Dr. Phil. Plus, Robin shares her backstage reflections and one of her favorite things about the show!


          “Our job is to make television the best that we can.” 

          Be on the Show

          Need Dr. Phil’s Help?

          Share your story for a chance to be on the show!

          Related Resources

          Dr. Phil’s wardrobe by:
          GLENN LAIKEN
          Knoxville, Tennessee

          Tell Us Your Story

          Be on the Show! Text “PHIL” to 88500
          Be on the Show

          Know a “Bad Bride”?

          Are you a bridesmaid under pressure to look “perfect?” Is the bride demanding that all her bridesmaids lose weight and get into shape before the big day?

          Be on the Show

          Know Someone Refusing to Act Their Age?

          Is your son or daughter a moocher and refusing to grow up? Is your loved one having a midlife crisis or wearing inappropriate clothing?

          Be on the Show

          At War with Mom?

          Do you feel she is your worst enemy? Can you not believe you are related to someone you dislike so much?

          Be on the Show

          Is a Narcissist Ruining Your Life?

          Do you suspect your partner/ family member to be a narcissist? Do they behave in a way that leaves you confused, distressed and fearful?

          Be on the Show

          Fighting Over A Family-Run Business?

          Are you part owner in a family business and feel like you don’t get your fair share of profits?

          Help & Resources

          Find Treatment Centers and Therapists!

          Check out the mental health treatment programs that have assisted Dr. Phil guests.

          Feeding America

          Learn how you can help feed a child this summer.

          Be on the Show

          Have a Story Dr. Phil Won’t Believe?

          Want to appear on Dr. Phil? Text PHIL to 88500

          Simple Share Buttons
          Simple Share Buttons