[08/05/11 - 11:27 PM] Development Update: Friday, August 5 Updates include: Diana Maria Riva joins Rob Schneider's comedy pilot at CBS; Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim re-team for "Guilty" at FOX; and "The Week The Women Went" a go at Lifetime.
[06/13/11 - 10:51 PM] Development Update: Monday, June 13 Updates include: Lifetime pulls "Love Handles"; Cheech Marin joins Rob Schneider's revamped comedy pilot at CBS; and Matt Pyken to help run TBS's "The Wedding Band."
[05/05/11 - 11:32 PM] Development Update: May 4-5 Updates include: Evan Peters, Taissa Farmiga latest to FX's "Horror Story"; Lifetime sets "Gone," "Love Handles" premieres; and Michael Cuesta to stay with Showtime's "Homeland."
SEASON(S): 1 (8 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION: (from Lifetime's press release, May 2011) Love Handles, set to launch in May, an hour-long docu-series from executive producer SallyAnn Salsano (Jersey Shore) featuring a dual transformation of overweight couples as they attempt to save their lives and relationships by confronting what lies at the core of the emotional, dietary and physical issues deeply affecting their well-being. Lifetime has ordered eight hour-long episodes from 495 Productions, with Salsano and Joel Zimmer serving as executive producers.