After 21 years of TV giving, the career of "Dr. Phil" is coming to an end.

It has become certain that the program "Dr. Phil" (Dr. Phil), hosted by psychiatrist Phil McGraw, is coming to an end after a long success.

  Dr. Phil made his debut in September 2002 after being part of the popular media show, The Oprah Winfrey Show. His television appearance will end with the final episodes of this season, after 21 years of television appearances.

After "Judge Judy" which ended after 25 seasons in 2021 and "Ellen DeGeneres" which ended last year, this is the third popular TV show to end in recent memory. 

Dr. Phil plans to focus on prime time programming (social media).

Dr. Phil decided that the ending with TV would be optional.

An optional farewell to Dr. Phil McGraw's decision comes as his final contract is about to expire. As part of a massive deal extension with CBS Media Ventures, it secured a five-season renewal in 2018 that will bring back old episodes of Dr. Phil for the 2023-2024 season and beyond. It will have updated content, and Dr. Phil himself will make some introductions.

In a statement, McGraw said he has had "over twenty-Five amazing years on television," adding, "We have helped thousands of guests and millions of viewers with topics ranging from addiction and marriage to mental health and parenting through this show," and added, "although Even though this has been an amazing chapter in my personal and professional life, I still have a lot of goals for me when I leave the program," Dr.

CBS Media President Steve Luccio made the statement, "I am pleased to report that our relationship has not been affected by the show's 21-year run." Phil is a valued partner and member of the CBS family."

He added, "He made the daytime show a force of fun, and was one of the most popular talk show creators of all time." He continued, "We expect to be in Dr. Phil's business in the near future and look forward to future opportunities for collaboration.

He has won five PRISM Awards and a MADD (Moms vs. Drunk Drivers) award, for his portrayal of drugs, alcohol, tobacco and substance abuse while presenting Dr. Phil.

Phil was the executive producer on his own daytime shows as well as The Doctors and Daily Mail TV, both of which were canceled last year.

Dr. Phil. 30 years of fame

The popular TV personality is no longer in the daytime circle, but he has now turned to prime-time programming with tougher scripts after "Dr. Phil" was cancelled.

Before starting his own show, McGraw began his television career on The Oprah Winfrey Show in the 1990s. Together, they reached #2 in the morning show ratings, behind The Winfrey Show. Over its 21 seasons, it has presented nearly 4,000 episodes with 20,000 guests, received letters from 5 million viewers, and remains among the top two most-watched shows in the category.

After Winfrey left the show in 2011, "Dr. Phil" became the most watched syndicated talk show of the day. It's held that title for the past 10 years, but "Live With Kelly and Ryan" took second place.

McGraw created Doctor On Demand in 2012, an online platform that makes it easy to schedule virtual appointments with a network of therapists and doctors.

In 2014, the company launched a web and mobile service focused on services related to wellness, mental health, medication management, and preventative care. As of 2015, the company had nearly 11,000 board-certified physicians, according to ABC News. The company increased its pool of therapists and increased its bandwidth in March 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic to accommodate the growing number of patients seeking virtual counseling and care.

In 2015, McGrawrow was honored as a media professional by induction into the Cable and Radio Hall of Fame. He also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2020. He was also honored for highlighting mental health issues, and was invited to deliver the presidential address at the Association's annual convention. American Psychology in 2006.

With a new partnership that will begin at the beginning of 2024, Dr. Phil intends to focus on primetime programming in the near future. “I am determined to help restore clarity of purpose as well as our core values,” he said, “and I also have to engage with wider audience because I have serious concerns about the American family."