As of September 2015, CTV.ca shows seven free “Dr. Phil” episodes; however, access is only available to Canadian viewers. The website offers free episodes one day after broadcasting without signing in. Free episodes are only available for seven days, then an account is required to access episodes. As of 2015, there are no authorized free episodes of “Dr. Phil” available online in the United States. However, the show’s official website does feature video clips and previews of upcoming episodes.
“Dr. Phil” is an American daytime talk show hosted by Dr. Phil McGraw. McGraw previously began to appear in segments on “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” Due to the success of his segments, the “Dr. Phil” show debuted in 2002. The show focuses on McGraw providing advice to his guests due to his experience as a clinical psychologist. The show also covers a variety of other topics, such as financial planning and weight loss.
The show is recorded before a live studio audience in Hollywood, California. The show is then syndicated across the United States on network television and in several other countries. “Dr. Phil” is available in both standard and high definition with 13 seasons and over 2,000 episodes. Occasionally, CBS airs “Dr. Phil” prime time specials on its network. Since 2011, the show has also begun broadcasting reruns on the Oprah Winfrey Network.