Jay Phillip McGraw
September 12, 1979
Wichita County, Texas, U.S.
|Alma mater|| University of Texas |
Southern Methodist University
|Occupation||Television producer, Author|
|Spouse(s)||Erica Dahm (m. 2006)|
|Parent(s)|| Phil McGraw |
Jay Phillip McGraw (born September 12, 1979) is an American writer and television producer. He has written several books aimed at young people and is president and CEO of Stage 29 Productions. He is the son of celebrity doctor Phil McGraw and has appeared on and served as executive producer on his father's television show Dr. Phil .
Stage 29 Productions is a television production company founded by writer and executive producer, Jay McGraw and his father, television personality, author, psychologist, and host Dr. Phil McGraw. The company takes its name from the stage number at Paramount Pictures where Phil McGraw's eponymous talk show is recorded.
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Phillip Calvin McGraw, known as Dr. Phil, is an American television personality, author, psychologist, and the host of the television show Dr. Phil. McGraw first gained celebrity status with appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show in the late 1990s.
McGraw was born in Wichita County, Texas on September 12, 1979, to Phil and Robin McGraw. He attended Greenhill School and is a graduate of the University of Texas, receiving a BS in psychology. He earned his JD from Southern Methodist University.
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Greenhill School is a co-educational day school in Addison, Texas, United States. The school was founded in 1950 by Bernard Fulton. The 78-acre (320,000 m2) campus is located 12 miles (19 km) north of downtown Dallas, Texas and enrolls about 1,270 students from throughout the Dallas Metroplex. The school is the first co-educational, non-denominational Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12 school in Dallas and is a member of both the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) and the Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC).
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McGraw is president and CEO of Stage 29 Productions in Los Angeles, a company he co-founded with his father. He appeared as host of Renovate My Family , which aired on Fox.He is executive producer of the television series The Doctors .
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In 2010 McGraw launched RumorFix, an anti-tabloid website that examines tabloid rumors and stories to verify whether or not they are factual.If a story is deemed true, the website labels it as "It's True", with unconfirmed rumors marked as "Still a Rumor" and false rumors marked with "RumorFixed". Mediaite commented that the site was very similar to Gossip Cop, a pre-existing website that also specialized in investigating whether or not celebrity rumors were true or false.
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McGraw married Playboy model Erica Dahm at his parents' home in Beverly Hills on August 12, 2006.A reception for 400 guests followed the ceremony at the Beverly Hills Hotel. In March 2010, Dahm gave birth to the couple's first daughter Avery Elizabeth. In March 2011, McGraw and his wife announced they were expecting their second child. Dahm gave birth to a son, London Phillip, in August 2011.
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William Ray Norwood Jr., known by his stage name Ray J, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, television personality, actor, and entrepreneur. Born in McComb, Mississippi and raised in Carson, California, he is the brother of recording artist and actress Brandy Norwood and the first cousin of rapper Snoop Dogg. In January 2017, he competed in the nineteenth season of the UK reality television programme Celebrity Big Brother.
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Dan Abrams is an American web entrepreneur and television presenter who serves as the chief legal affairs anchor for ABC News and as the host of Live PD on the A&E cable network. He hosts The Dan Abrams Show: Where Politics Meets The Law on SiriusXM's P.O.T.U.S. channel. He is a legal commentator, New York Times best-selling author, and former anchor of Nightline. Abrams also worked as the chief legal correspondent and analyst for NBC News and general manager of MSNBC, also doubling as an anchor for the same network.
Dr. Phil is an American tabloid talk show created by Oprah Winfrey and the host Phil McGraw. After McGraw's success with his segments on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Dr. Phil debuted on September 16, 2002. On both shows McGraw offers advice in the form of "life strategies" from his life experience as a clinical and forensic psychologist.
Bryan James Spears is an American film and television producer. He is the older brother of Britney Spears and Jamie Lynn Spears. He is the oldest child and only son of the three children.
Decision House is a reality television series in which couples enter on-camera therapy to save marriages. It debuted on MyNetworkTV in September 2007 and aired for only one season. Executive producers were Dan Jbara and Jay McGraw, son of Dr. Phillip McGraw. Tabloid newspapers speculated that the elder McGraw had something to do with the show's demise. Its theme song, "Make It Right," was written by singer Kari Kimmel.
Hotel California is a 2008 film that follows three professional criminals in Los Angeles.
Being Erica is a Canadian comedy-drama television series that aired on CBC from January 5, 2009 to December 12, 2011. Created by Jana Sinyor, the series was originally announced by the CBC as The Session, but was retitled Being Erica before debuting in 2009. It is produced by Temple Street Productions and distributed internationally by BBC Worldwide. The show stars Erin Karpluk as Erica Strange, a woman who begins seeing a therapist to deal with regrets in her life, only to discover the therapist has the ability to send her back in time to actually relive these events and even change them.
The Doctors is an American syndicated talk show airing daily on television in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, Ireland, Sweden and Finland. It debuted on September 8, 2008. The hour-long daytime program is produced by Phil McGraw and his son Jay McGraw and is distributed domestically and globally by CBS Television Distribution. The series is a spin-off of Dr. Phil and is the first talk show to be a third generation talk show spin-off, as Dr. Phil itself spun off The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Love the Beast is a 2009 documentary film directed by Eric Bana, and featuring Bana, Jay Leno, Jeremy Clarkson, and Phil McGraw. It was listed as one of the best automotive documentaries by The News Wheel in 2015.
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"Gossip" is the sixth season premiere of the American comedy television series The Office, and the 101st overall episode of the series. It originally aired on NBC in the United States on September 17, 2009. The episode was written and directed by Paul Lieberstein. It features Max Carver, Kelii Miyata and Elvy Yost in guest appearances as Dunder Mifflin's summer interns.
During the ceremony, Jay and Erica spoke deeply touching vows they wrote themselves. Dr. Phil served as Jay's best man.