March 26, 2023

Phil McGraw Ends “Dr. Phil” After Two Decades

Dr. Phil, America’s most controversial therapist, is pulling the plug on the longstanding present.

The 2022-2023 season is about to air as deliberate, however Phil McGraw will cease producing new episodes after 21 seasons. As an alternative, in response to PEOPLE, CBS Media Ventures is anticipated to supply the choice to run previously-taped episodes for the forthcoming 2023-24 season.

“I have been blessed with over 25 wonderful years in daytime television,” McGraw stated in an announcement to the publication. “With this show, we have helped thousands of guests and millions of viewers through everything from addiction and marriage to mental wellness and raising children. This has been an incredible chapter of my life and career, but while I’m moving on from daytime, there is so much more I wish to do.”

The highest-rated daytime present is reportedly coming to an finish as a result of McGraw’s curiosity in prime-time tv. CBS Media Ventures introduced the plans for the long run in a joint assertion with McGraw.

“McGraw will focus on prime-time programming and plans to announce a strategic prime-time partnership, scheduled for an early 2024 launch, which will expand his reach and increase his impact on television and viewers,” the assertion learn.

McGraw additionally included that his transfer comes with rising points, citing “grave concerns for the American family” and is “determined to help restore a clarity of purpose as well as our core values.”

Dr. Phil premiered in September 2002, with good one-liners and unmanageable discoveries starting from feuding {couples} and household drama.

The present was a outstanding spinoff of Oprah Winfrey’s The Oprah Winfrey Present after he was featured on his pricey good friend’s present a number of occasions.

The present will finish within the spring.

Phil McGraw Ends “Dr. Phil” After Two Decades / Courtesy of CBS Tv Distribution