- Dr. Phil is officially ending after this season
- The TV show with Dr. Phil McGraw concludes after 21 years
- McGraw and the CBS network revealed new plans together
CBS announces Dr. Phil is coming to an end. NBC reports that Phil McGraw will be ending the show's 21-year run in the spring.
According to CBS Media Ventures, the show will come to an end after the conclusion of the current season.
CBS Media Ventures is a content creator associated with CBS network under the conglomerate Paramount Global.
Dr. Phil McGraw's statement on his TV show ending
In a statement released on January 31, CBS Media Ventures said that McGraw plans to announce a new "prime-time partnership" set to launch in 2024.
"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," said Phil McGraw, via statement.
"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," added Dr. Phil.
Steve LoCascio, the president of CBS Media Ventures, said in a statement that McGraw's transition will keep him in the CBS network.
"While his show may be ending after 21 years, I'm happy to say our relationship is not," said Steve LoCascio, President of CBS Media Ventures, via NBC.
NBC reports that following the final season, CBS plans to continue airing reruns of Dr. Phil, potentially with newly-recorded intros.
"We plan to be in the Dr. Phil business with the library for years to come and welcome opportunities to work together in the future," added the CBS president...
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