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[07/15/14 - 09:17 AM]
ABC Grows Week to Week and Year to Year by Double Digits
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/09/14 - 09:44 AM]
ABC Is the Only Net Up from the Year-Ago Week with Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 30-July 6.

[07/09/14 - 08:25 AM]
"Extreme Weight Loss" Grows by 11% in Adults 18-49 to Match a 5-Week High
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 8.

[07/01/14 - 10:08 AM]
ABC Airs 7 of the Week's Top 20 Broadcast Programs in Adults 18-49 with "The Bachelorette" and "20/20" Finishing Among the Top 10
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 23-29.

[06/25/14 - 08:47 AM]
NBC Wins Tuesday Night Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Every Other Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 24.

[06/25/14 - 08:46 AM]
ABC's "Celebrity Wife Swap" Ranks #1 at 10pm with Its 2nd-Highest-Rated Telecast in 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 24.

[06/24/14 - 09:58 AM]
ABC Claims 3 of the Week's Top 15 Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49 With "The Bachelorette" and "Rising Star" Finishing in the Top 10
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 16-22.

[06/18/14 - 11:31 AM]
ABC's Hit Series "Extreme Weight Loss" Is Picked Up for a Fifth Season
In Season 5, there will also be three special editions, "Extreme Weight Loss: Love Can't Weight," in which Chris & Heidi Powell will help three couples get in shape - both physically and emotionally - for each of their weddings.

[06/18/14 - 08:42 AM]
NBC Wins Tuesday in 18-49 and Total Viewers with the #1 and #2 Shows of the Night, "America's Got Talent" and "The Night Shift"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 17.

[06/04/14 - 08:42 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Wins Its Time Period in Every Key Measure and Is the #1 Telecast of the Night in 18-49, Total Viewers and Other Key Categories
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 3.

[06/04/14 - 08:21 AM]
ABC Earns Second on Tuesday in Adults 18-49, Tripling Fox's Original Lineup
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 3.

[06/03/14 - 10:06 AM]
ABC Airs 4 of the Week's Top 15 Non-Sports Programs in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 26-June 1.

[05/28/14 - 08:58 AM]
Series Debut of "The Night Shift" Scores NBC's Highest Rating for a Summer Drama Series Premiere in Nearly Five Years
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 27.

[05/28/14 - 08:20 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Returns Up and "Celebrity Wife Swap" Spikes 33% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 27.

[05/02/14 - 06:30 AM]
Participants Announced for Season 4 of the Hit Series "Extreme Weight Loss," Which Will Premiere May 27 on ABC
In each of the 13 stand-alone, two-hour episodes, the participants will undergo a transformation not only of their bodies, but of who they are as individuals.

[03/24/14 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Announces Its 2014 Summer Schedule
Returning series include "The Bachelorette," "Motive," "Extreme Weight Loss," ""Mistresses," "Wipeout" and "Rookie Blue."

[09/10/13 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's Season Closer of "Extreme Weight Loss" Ties a Season-High In Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 2-8.

[09/04/13 - 10:09 AM]
Hitting 10-Week Highs, ABC Ranks No. 1 for the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 26-September 1.

[09/04/13 - 08:36 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Draws Its Biggest Audience in 14 Weeks and Finishes Up Season to Season
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 3.

[08/27/13 - 09:27 AM]
ABC's "Mistresses" Improves Its Monday 10pm Slot Year to Year by 47% in Total Viewers and 73% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 19-25.

[08/21/13 - 08:44 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Is the #1 Telecast of the Night in Adults 18-49, Topping the #2 Telecast by a 69% Margin
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 20.

[08/21/13 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Hits Its Top Rating in Over 1 Year and Beats Fox's "SYTYCD" from 8-10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 20.

[08/20/13 - 09:38 AM]
ABC Finishes as the Week's 2nd-Most-Watched TV Network, Growing Its Audience Year to Year for the 4th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 12-18.

[08/14/13 - 08:33 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Is the #1 Telecast of the Night in Adults 18-49, Topping the #2 Telecast by 85%
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 13.

[08/13/13 - 10:08 AM]
Up in Viewers and Young Adults, ABC Earns Its Best Numbers in 7 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 5-11.

[08/07/13 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Ties a Season High and Beats FOX's "SYTYCD" at 9:30pm in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 6.

[08/06/13 - 10:15 AM]
Up for the 2nd Week, ABC Marks Its Most-Watched Week Since Mid-June
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 29-August 4.

[07/31/13 - 02:35 PM]
"Deadliest Catch" Season Finale Makes Discovery Channel the Top Cable Network for Persons and Men on Tuesday
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 30.

[07/31/13 - 11:02 AM]
"Extreme Weight Loss" Builds to a 5-Week High in Adults 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 30.

[07/30/13 - 09:09 AM]
ABC Grows to its Best Week Since Mid-June in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 22-28.

[07/24/13 - 02:10 PM]
Discovery Channel Is the Top Cable Network for Men on Tuesday, July 24
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 23.

[07/24/13 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Draws Biggest Audience in 1 Month
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 23.

[07/23/13 - 10:05 AM]
ABC's Weekly Primetime Ratings - "Extreme Weight Loss" Draws Its Biggest Overall Audience in 3 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 15-21.

[07/17/13 - 02:12 PM]
Discovery Channel Is the Top Cable Network for Men on Tuesday July 16
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 16.

[07/17/13 - 08:50 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Is the #1 Non-Sports Telecast of the Night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 16.

[07/16/13 - 08:41 AM]
ABC Equals Summer Highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 8-14.

[07/10/13 - 10:05 AM]
ABC Weekly Primetime Ratings - "The Bachelorette" Ranks No. 1 In Its 2-Hour Slot
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 1-7.

[07/10/13 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Is Up by 10% in Adults 18-49 and Ties Best-Since-Premiere Numbers in Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 9.

[07/02/13 - 09:33 AM]
"The Bachelorette" Surges to New Season Highs in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 24-30.

[07/01/13 - 09:02 AM]
ABC's Hit Series "Extreme Weight Loss" Is Picked Up for a Fourth Season
The network has ordered 13 new two-hour episodes, filming of which is currently underway.

[06/26/13 - 08:36 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Is Up 20% to Tie Its Top Rating Since Last July
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 25.

[06/11/13 - 10:44 AM]
ABC Wins in Viewers and Young Adults, Ranking No. 1 for the 3rd Time in 4 Weeks in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 3-9.

[06/04/13 - 09:30 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Opens Among the Week's Top 10 Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 27-June 2.

[06/03/13 - 09:54 AM]
Live Twitter Chat During Tomorrow's "Extreme Weight Loss" Episode
Chris Powell, his wife Heidi Powell, along with participant Meredith will live tweet from 8:00-10:00 p.m., ET tomorrow.

[05/29/13 - 08:45 AM]
"The Voice" Is the #1 Show of the Night by a 67% Margin in 18-49 Over the #2 Show
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 28.

[05/29/13 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Wight Loss" Opens 17% Higher than Last Season's Finale in Viewers with Its Top Numbers Since Early July
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 28.

[05/24/13 - 11:35 AM]
Chris and Heidi Powell and Twin Participants David and Rebecca Live Tweet During "Extreme Weight Loss" Season Premiere, May 28
They'll all be up on @realchrispowell, @realheidipowell, @DavidEWL3 and @BeccaEWL3, respectively.

[05/13/13 - 10:41 AM]
ABC Changes Title of "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" to "Extreme Weight Loss"
As previously announced, the show's third season kicks off Tuesday, May 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/09/13 - 11:49 AM]
New ABC.com Reality Web Series "Meet the Powell Pack" Follows Fitness Guru Chris Powell and His Family as They Endeavor to Change Lives
The first webisode is live now, with new installments premiering every Monday for the next five weeks.

[03/21/13 - 02:23 PM]
ABC Announces Its 2013 Summer Schedule
Returning series include "Celebrity Wife Swap," "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition,""Rookie Blue," "What Would You Do?" and "Wipeout."

[02/22/13 - 09:58 AM]
TV Land Sets Out to Shrink the Generation Gap in "Forever Young"
The long-in-the-works reality series will premiere with two back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, April 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/21/12 - 08:59 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network's "Bachelor Pad" Marks Best-Since-Premiere Results
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 13-19.

[08/20/12 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's Season Finale of "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" Surges to 5-Week Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 19.

[08/14/12 - 09:27 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - "Wipeout" Surges to ABC's 2nd-Highest Non-Sports Rating in the Time Period Since Early June
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 6-12.

[08/13/12 - 08:34 AM]
ABC's Sunday Grows Against the Olympics Closing Ceremony
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 12.

[07/17/12 - 09:50 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Claims 3 of the Top 20 Most-Watched Shows of the Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 9-15.

[07/16/12 - 08:53 AM]
ABC is #1 on Sunday in Adults 18-49, Beating CBS with "Big Brother"
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, July 15.

[07/10/12 - 10:08 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Claims 4 of the Top 20 Most-Watched TV Shows of the Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 2-8.

[07/09/12 - 08:57 AM]
ABC is #1 on Sunday as "Secret Millionaire" and "EM: Weight Loss" Surge Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 8.

[07/03/12 - 09:31 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - For the 2nd Week in a Row, "The Bachelorette" Finishes as the No. 1 TV Series Overall with Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/02/12 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Takes Second on Sunday to the Finals of NBC's Olympic Trials in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 1.

[06/12/12 - 10:32 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - "The Bachelorette" Wins its Time Slot for the 3rd Week in a Row Across Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 4-10.

[06/11/12 - 08:50 AM]
ABC Leads Sunday in Adults 18-49 Over CBS with the Tony Awards
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 10.

[06/05/12 - 09:49 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - "The Bachelorette" Qualifies as Monday's No. 1 TV Program With its Core Women 18-34 Audience
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 28-June 3.

[06/04/12 - 08:54 AM]
"Secret Millionaire" Opens with ABC's Top Regular Summer Audience in the Slot since July '08
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 3.

[06/04/12 - 08:53 AM]
NBC Is #1 Sunday Among ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 3.

[05/24/12 - 06:26 AM]
Summer 2011 in Review/Summer 2012 in Preview
A look at the broadcast numbers this summer's new and returning offerings will need to survive.

[05/15/12 - 11:04 AM]
Lee: Look for All-Star "Dancing With the Stars"; "Hulk" Still in the Works
Plus: the ABC chief on "Revenge," "Happy Endings," "Last Man Standing," "AKA Jessica Jones," "Body of Proof" and more!

[04/05/12 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Announces Its 2012 Summer Schedule
It all begins with the premiere of "Duets" and the return of "Rookie Blue" on Thursday, May 24.

[03/13/12 - 03:15 PM]
ABC Confirms Quartet Won't Be Back This Summer
The network has passed on second seasons for "Expedition Impossible," "Karaoke Battle USA," "101 Ways to Leave a Game Show" and "Take the Money and Run."

[10/03/11 - 09:03 AM]
Ty Pennington Joins Fashion Guru Tim Gunn for ABC Daytime's "The Revolution"
The series, due in January, will follow one woman's five-month weight loss journey in just five days.

[08/02/11 - 10:38 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Finishes Among the Week's Top 10 in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 25-31.

[07/26/11 - 02:51 PM]
ABC is No. 1 on Monday in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 25.

[07/26/11 - 10:24 AM]
ABC Claims 3 of the Week's Top 20 Shows with Adults 18-49, And for the 5th Week Running Delivers the No. 1 Newsmagazine
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 18-24.

[07/25/11 - 03:32 PM]
ABC News to Broadcast President Obama's Remarks from the East Room tonight, Monday, July 25 at Approximately 9:00 P.M., ET
ABC will re-join primetime programming ("The Bachelorette") at the same point it was interrupted by the special report.

[07/19/11 - 09:42 AM]
ABC Airs 4 of the Week's Top 20 Shows and the Top 2 Newsmags in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/11 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Stands as Most-Watched Net on Monday
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 18.

[07/12/11 - 10:13 AM]
NBC is #1 for the Primetime Week in Adults 18-49 for a Fourth Consecutive Week
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 4-10.

[07/12/11 - 09:45 AM]
ABC is No. 1 on Monday in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, Winning All 6 Half-Hours
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 11.

[07/06/11 - 10:56 AM]
ABC Takes First Place on 3 Nights During the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 27-July 3.

[07/05/11 - 10:20 AM]
"Macy's Fourth of July" Special Scores Its Highest 18-49 Rating in Four Years and Biggest Overall Viewership in 11 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 4.

[06/28/11 - 10:36 AM]
ABC Claims 6 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 20-26.

[06/28/11 - 08:59 AM]
ABC Scores its Top Monday Winning Streak Since At Least 1991
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, June 27.

[06/21/11 - 09:51 AM]
ABC Airs 3 of the Week's Top 10 Non-Sports TV Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 13-19.

[06/21/11 - 08:46 AM]
ABC Wins 11th Straight Monday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, June 20.

[06/14/11 - 10:32 AM]
For the 2nd Straight Week, ABC is No. 1 in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 6-12.

[06/14/11 - 08:49 AM]
ABC's Unscripted Series Win Monday Night over NBC's Stanley Cup Finals
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, June 13.

[06/07/11 - 10:36 AM]
ABC Scores a Dominant Weekly Victory in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 30-June 5.

[06/07/11 - 09:06 AM]
ABC Marks its Longest Monday Winning Streak Since 1997
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, June 6.

[05/31/11 - 08:56 AM]
ABC Dominates Memorial Day/"Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" Debuts at #1
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 30.

[05/23/11 - 12:01 AM]
Interview: "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" Host Chris Powell
ABC's new summer series premieres Monday, May 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/14/11 - 11:18 AM]
Iconic Shows "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" Will Broadcast Their Final Episodes in September 2011 and January 2012, Respectively
They'll be replaced by two new lifestyle shows from ABC, "The Chew" and "The Revolution."

[03/14/11 - 04:17 PM]
Eight Men and Women Undergo the Greatest Transformation of Their Lives on "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition," Debuting Monday, May 30 on ABC
Plus: "The Bachelorette" will premiere on Monday, May 23 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET).

[02/14/11 - 02:31 PM]
Roseanne Barr Returns to Television With All-New Unscripted Series for Lifetime
16 half-hour episodes will premiere later this year on the cable channel.

[09/20/10 - 06:13 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 20
Updates include: "Obese" becomes "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" at ABC; Howard Gordon books dramas at Showtime, NBC; Lifetime, USA pilots land leads.

[10/22/09 - 06:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 22
Updates include: Sarah Shahi is "Facing Kate" for USA; Colin Egglesfield and Ashlee Simpson-Wentz to depart "Melrose Place"; and 3 Ball Productions books "Obese" at ABC.







EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/30/11 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2014)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 8:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (13 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's fifth) on 6/18/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, June 2014) The ABC Television Network has ordered 13 new two-hour episodes of the hit series "Extreme Weight Loss," a unique, non-competitive show about weight loss that documents the unprecedented 365-day journeys of courageous, "super-obese" people. Season 4 is currently airing on Tuesdays (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET/PT) with its highest ratings in more than two seasons. The series is produced by Eyeworks USA. In Season 5, there will also be three special editions, "Extreme Weight Loss: Love Can't Weight," in which Chris & Heidi Powell will help three couples get in shape -- both physically and emotionally - for each of their weddings.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Chris Powell as Mentor
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brant Pinvidic as EP
· J.D. Roth as EP
· Matt Assmus as EP
· Todd A. Nelson as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Eyeworks USA