Mass Firings! Benefit Cuts! Why Is Dr. Phil Going Through Behind-The-Scenes Bedlam When It's The No. 1 Talk Show On TV?!
Dr. Phil is currently the No. 1 syndicated talk show in America, but solid ratings don't always translate to a lot of good going on behind the scenes.
We're hearing that the CBS Television Distribution series is undergoing a ton of issues with its crew at the moment, and there's even talk of a mutiny arising!
Apparently, the people in charge of the show have been quite cold to their staff this season — and have been trying to pinch pennies without thinking about the consequences.
The first problem reportedly occurred immediately after production returned from its Summer hiatus in September — when the entire Transcription Department was fired with zero warning!
But those weren't the only lay offs — we're hearing