Shows This Week
Monday - September 29, 2014
Amie says she lives in fear of her 7-year-old son, Jayden, who has violent outbursts in which he punches, kicks, spits and throws things, prompting her to call the police at least 15 times this year. Desperate for help, Amie says she began posting videos of Jayden’s tantrums online, one of which has received almost 2.5 million views. But Jayden’s father, Chad, says Amie is just looking for attention and blames her for their son’s bad behavior, claiming she sometimes triggers his outbursts. Dr. Phil brings the exes together in search of answers. How does Chad respond to Amie’s allegations that he is an absentee father? Plus, don’t miss Dr. Phil’s revealing one-on-one talk with Jayden. How can Amie and Chad learn to co-parent peacefully and get Jayden back on track? This program contains strong language. Viewer discretion advised.
Tuesday - September 30, 2014
Dana and Frank LaRosa say they got married after knowing each other only eight weeks, and their one-and-a-half-year marriage has been filled with screaming fights and included police interventions. Dana, who has three daughters, says Frank completely changed for the worse after getting married, and being with him is like raising a fourth child. She also says he is “sneaky” and “conniving” and has a chronic gambling problem. Frank admits he’s not happy in the relationship and has left Dana five times. He says Dana cries wolf and has had him arrested twice for domestic violence -- conduct which he denies. What do Dana’s children have to say about their stepfather? Was this relationship doomed from the start, or can Dr. Phil help them find a solution?
Wednesday - October 1, 2014
Norma, a 70-year-old widow, says she can’t wait to move to Ghana to be with her fiancé, “Richard,” whom she met online two years ago but has never seen in person, despite sending him her entire life savings of more than $300,000 — as well as three cars. Norma’s daughter, Tammy, believes her mother is being scammed by a catfish. Dr. Phil tracks down the real man behind the images of “Richard” — is this a scam? Plus, get an update on two past guests: Sebrina,
who learned she had been victimized in a catfish scam, and Anna,
who confronted her husband, Pablo, about his infidelities. How are they now?
Thursday - October 2, 2014
Andrea and Glenn say their 15-year-old daughter, Marie, is a straight-A student, state-ranked diver and a talented musician -- and also the cause of their family’s dysfunction and chaos. They say she has daily breakdowns in which she becomes enraged and out of control -- screaming, kicking holes in walls and breaking things. How does Marie explain her behavior? Why does she say she doesn’t even want to be associated with her family? See the shocking and disturbing footage taken in their home. Can Dr. Phil figure out what is causing this teen’s turmoil and help her family calm the chaos? This program contains strong language. Viewer discretion advised.
Friday - October 3, 2014
“I’m Afraid My Mom Could Kill My Children: Does She Have Multiple Personalities?”
Laura and Heather haven’t spoken to their mother, Judy, in three months and won’t let their children around her, because they believe she is faking multiple personality disorder — to excuse her alcohol-induced bad behavior. Judy admits she has a drinking problem but says she is convinced her diagnosis is real and blames one of her alters, “Emmeline,” for getting her into trouble. Judy’s husband of 33 years, Brian, supports his wife and says he just wants his family to get along. Dr. Phil brings everyone together in search of a peaceful resolution. Is Judy really suffering from multiple personalities? And is she a danger to her grandchildren?
LAST WEEK'S SHOWS
- "I Spanked My Wife with a Wooden Spoon, and She Needs to Repent"
- "My Husband Spanked Me with a Wooden Spoon, and He Wants Me to Apologize?!"
- E.R. Visits, Nearly 100 Calls to Police: Should They Redo Their I Dos?
- Two Mothers Facing the Unthinkable
- "He's Nearly 30 and Engaged to My Teen with Braces"