Shows This Week
Monday - September 22, 2014
Tuesday - September 23, 2014
"My Husband Spanked Me with a Wooden Spoon, and He Wants Me to Apologize?!"Dr. Phil sits down with Renee, whose husband, Kirby, made headlines last year for spanking her with a wooden paddle — an incident she caught on camera. Kirby, interviewed separately due to a protection order, told his side of the story yesterday. Today, Renee says it took her years to realize that what she considered “domestic discipline” was actually abuse. What made her decide to record Kirby that night and then turn the video over to police? And, is there any chance of saving this marriage? Then, last season, Marie and Ron got viewers talking with the chaos caught on camera inside their home. What happened after the show? Plus, an update from another former guest you have to see to believe!
Wednesday - September 24, 2014
E.R. Visits, Nearly 100 Calls to Police: Should They Redo Their I Dos?Jaime divorced her husband, Jay, after two years of marriage but says he refuses to let her go and lures her back with empty promises to change. She claims Jay is abusive, but he says Jaime always instigates their altercations. Despite their tumultuous history, Jay and Jaime say they want to save their relationship for the sake of their child. Should they work on reconciling or cut ties for good? Then, join Robin on a private tour of a domestic violence shelter that is saving women and children caught in the cycle of violence, and see what surprise she has in store for this deserving resource. Plus, find out how college students can enter to win a grant as part of the #iAspire Challenge to raise awareness about sexual violence and relationship abuse on their college campuses. This show contains strong language. Viewer discretion advised.
Thursday - September 25, 2014
Two Mothers Facing the UnthinkableGossip Girl actress Kelly Rutherford sits down with Dr. Phil to discuss her headline-grabbing custody battle that she says has left her heartbroken and bankrupt. Why were her children ordered to live with their father in France? Then, imagine your child being trapped in a body he or she cannot control -- wracked with violent involuntary movements, constant outbursts and blood-curdling screams. That’s what Amy and her husband, Chris, experience on a daily basis with their 12-year-old daughter, Sarah, who suffers from Tourette syndrome. See heartbreaking home video, and find out why Amy and Chris say they are scared for their 8-year-old son, Logan. Are there any treatment options for Sarah that don’t involve brain surgery? Internationally recognized neuroradiologist Dr. Bradley Jabour weighs in.
Friday - September 26, 2014
"He's Nearly 30 and Engaged to My Teen with Braces"Jean says her 17-year-old daughter, Cheyenne, was the all-American girl -- a cheerleader, track star and straight-A honor student -- until she began dating Josh, a 28-year-old divorced father. Jean says her daughter has become rude, disrespectful, verbally and physically abusive, and she’s worried Cheyenne is throwing away her promising future. Cheyenne says she loves Josh, and no one can keep her from seeing him -- not even her mother. Josh says there’s nothing wrong with his relationship with Cheyenne, and he can’t wait until his fiancée is 18, so they don’t have to deal with Jean anymore. Dr. Phil takes a look at Josh’s history -- should Jean be concerned? And, can this fractured mother-daughter relationship be repaired? This show contains sexual content. Viewer discretion advised.
LAST WEEK'S SHOWS
Monday- Exclusive: The Mother Who Attempted to Kill Herself and Her Autistic Daughter
Tuesday- Exclusive: Kelli Stapleton: A Mother's Worst Nightmare
Wednesday- Is Mom Leading a Secret Life, or Are These Daughters Caught Up in Drama?
Thursday- NFL Domestic Violence: There Are No Sidelines, Only Sides
Friday- "My Mom Ruined My Life by Keeping Me from My Dad"