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EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS
Air Date: Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#3??-120) "Bob"
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SEASON FINALE

AN OBESE POLICE DETECTIVE WITH MAJOR KNEE ISSUES MAY FACE UNEMPLOYMENT IF HE CANNOT SHED THE WEIGHT AND GET FIT, ON ABC'S "EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS"

"Bob" - At nearly 450 pounds, Bob is a Wisconsin police officer in danger of losing his job. He is now required by the state to pass a "Fit for Duty" test, and in desperation he reaches out to Chris Powell for help. Though Chris takes him on, they hit a roadblock during the first workout when Bob re-injures his knee with a loud "pop!" and must decide whether to continue with the program or delay til next year. He commits to work on his weight loss and uses boxing and swimming as his main fitness regimens. At the 6-month mark, Bob and his wife, Kelly, travel to Paris to renew their vows, and Bob rides the last leg of the Tour de France with Chris. However, he injures his other knee before the year is out and must undergo surgery, which takes him away from the program for a full month. Can he lose the weight and save his job? Find out on on the Season Finale of "Extreme Weight Loss," TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

"Extreme Weight Loss" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,L parental guideline.

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EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS (ABC)
Returns Tuesday, May 27
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/30/11 - ???
STATUS:
returning this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 8:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (13 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, March 2014) Hit series "Extreme Weight Loss" is a unique, non-competitive show about weight-loss transformations that documents the unprecedented 365-day journey of courageous, "super-obese" participants. In each of the 13 stand-alone, two-hour episodes, the participants -- whose lives have become unmanageable because of their weight -- will undergo a transformation not only of their bodies, but of who they are as individuals. With the proper nourishment, exercise and guidance assured by "Extreme Weight Loss," they are afforded a fresh perspective. In addition to having participants continue to work alongside transformation specialists and trainers Chris Powell and his wife, Heidi, the show is taking a unique approach in the upcoming fourth season: each participant will spend the first 90 days of the weight loss journey at the renowned University of Colorado's Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) in Aurora, CO. Chris & Heidi, with AHWC's medical director Dr. Holly Wyatt, MD and associate professor of medicine at the University of Colorado, will guide these individuals to safely lose up to half their body weight, ultimately revealing an amazing metamorphosis. The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center offers some of the country's most advanced research and science-based expertise, focusing on a comprehensive weight loss and weight-loss management approach, including fitness, nutrition and wellness services.
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