Phil in the Blanks
Get ready to experience a side of Dr. Phil McGraw you may have been missing as he delves into the minds of the most interesting and accomplished people in the world today. From celebrities to ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances, to the world’s leading experts and “disrupters,” every guest will be provocative, informative and relevant. Driven by a natural curiosity, quick wit and irreverent humor, Dr. Phil McGraw approaches topics and people with a one-of-a-kind style and unique perspective as host of “Phil in the Blanks”. McGraw draws on his background in broadcasting, psychology, human functioning, litigation, medical sciences, and that of a Hollywood insider, to ensure you will gain wisdom and insight into events, breakthroughs and people you only thought you knew… including yourself.
About the Host
Dr. Phil McGraw
Dr. Phil McGraw, perhaps the most well-known mental health professional in the world, is the host of the #1 daytime talk show Dr. Phil. Now in its 17th season, this trailblazing and award-winning show continues to provide the most comprehensive forum on mental health issues in the history of television. In addition to Dr. Phil, Dr. McGraw is the author of nine #1 New York Times bestsellers, published in 39 languages with over 33 million copies in print. Dr. McGraw was honored with a presidential citation by the American Psychological Association in 2006 for his significant contributions. The Dr. Phil show has received 27 Emmy nominations and won 5 PRISM awards for the accurate depiction of drug, alcohol and tobacco abuse and addiction, as well as a MADD Media Award. In 2015, Dr. McGraw was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame, an honor bestowed on the pioneers, visionaries and stars of the electronic arts. Because of his broad training, education and experience in the field of psychology, and his unique ability to communicate in common sense language, Dr. McGraw is frequently called upon for his expert opinion on current events by major national and international news outlets. Dr. McGraw’s constant desire to provide unique opportunities to improve the lives of the general public led him to create several innovative and game-changing businesses, including a revolutionary system to deliver medical and psychiatric care, developed with his son, Jay McGraw. Dr. McGraw and his wife, Robin, are well known for their tireless advocacy for children and families. In 2003, Dr. McGraw established the Dr. Phil Foundation, a nonprofit charitable organization funding many worthy projects benefitting disadvantaged children and families. Dr. McGraw earned a B.A. from Midwestern State University and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of North Texas, which was followed by a year of post-doctoral training in Forensic Psychology at The Wilmington Institute. An avid tennis player, golfer and scuba diver, Dr. McGraw lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Robin. The couple, married 42 years, is totally devoted to their family, including sons Jay and Jordan, and Jay’s wife, Erica. They are the ridiculously proud grandparents of Avery Elizabeth and London Phillip.