Monday November 23, 2020


Dr. Phil meets a family that says they are pushed to the edge by their youngest member: 13-year-old Jonelle, whose fits of rage and anger have resulted in kicking a hole in the kitchen wall, smashing a phone, and even being admitted to a mental health facility. Jonelle’s mother, Jennifer, reached out to Dr. Phil for help with her raging teen daughter, who she says is mourning the loss of her father who died suddenly last year. Dr. Phil analyzes video footage of Jonelle’s explosive rage at home to see what clues there are to help her find a calmer way to communicate. Also joining the conversation is Jonelle’s 19-year-old sister, Chloe, who says Jonelle’s anger attacks have left her in tears. Watch while Jonelle’s older sister Makenzie tells Dr. Phil that despite being Jonelle’s favorite, even she is not immune to her youngest sister’s volatile temper. Will Dr. Phil be able to help Jonelle curb her unbridled emotions? Tune in to find out! --

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Tuesday November 24, 2020


“I Blame My Brother for Putting Me in Jail for 24 Years!”

Sixty-nine-year-old Patricia says she missed out on so much of her life during the 24 years that she spent in prison after a conviction for murdering her ex-husband. Patricia, who was recently released on compassionate grounds, continues to insist that she did not commit the crime, and she claims that her brother Ishmael provided false testimony that helped convict her. Yet, Ishmael claims that authorities twisted his words to make a case against Patricia. He says since that time, he has been shunned by most of his family. Emotions get heated as Patricia and Ishmael face each other for the first time in over two decades to try to resolve past events that Patricia says changed her life forever.

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Wednesday November 25, 2020

A Brother and Sister Face Off

Patricia was the first person serving a life sentence in prison who Governor Newsom granted an emergency compassionate release due to COVID-19. Today, at age 69, Patricia says she feels like she has missed out on so much of her life and blames her brother, Ishmael, who is seeing his sister for the first time on Dr. Phil. Patricia was tried and convicted of murdering her son, Quincey’s, father 24 years ago despite her continued insistence that she did not commit the crime. She claims Ishmael lied in court, which led to her conviction. But Ishmael says he never lied – he claims authorities twisted his words. Patricia’s grandson, Suge Knight Jr., the son of former Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight, says he stands by his grandmother and makes a plea for prison reform.

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Thursday November 26, 2020

Burning Questions: From A to Gen Z

“Gen Zers,” born roughly between 1997 – 2012, are the first truly digital generation, growing up using social media, technology and smartphones – as well as the largest and most ethnically diverse generation in American History! During their lifetime, Gen Zers have been inundated by tragedies in the news and are now living in the middle of a pandemic, worried about online schooling, job freezes, and the rumored threat of a global recession. While Gen Zers are reportedly less hopeful about their economic future than ever before, they still believe they can make an impact through activism. Dr. Phil meets Gen Zers making a difference, who ask him their “burning questions” and for advice on how to tackle 2020. Plus, Dr. Phil makes one of his guest’s lifelong dreams come true – an emotional surprise you won’t want to miss!

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Friday November 27, 2020