ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2015-16 season (the show's fourth of 10 episodes) on 4/17/15
DESCRIPTION: (from TLC's press release, April 2015) TLC announced today the renewal of MY 600-lb LIFE, which follows the transformational journeys of individuals each weighing over 600 pounds and attempting to regain control of their lives. Season three averaged a 1.2 W25-54 rating, making it the series' highest rated season ever. Currently in production for season four, MY 600-lb LIFE will return to TLC with ten all new episodes and compelling weight loss stories in 1Q 2016. MY 600-lb LIFE averaged 1.4M P2+ viewers over the course of its third season, and is currently airing encores weekdays at 11am ET on TLC. Each hour-long episode tracks a year in the life of one morbidly obese individual looking to overcome life-long emotional and physical struggles. These powerful stories follow each person as they bravely undergo high-risk gastric bypass surgery, and the highs and lows of struggling with addiction and dependence. MY 600-lb LIFE features these resilient individuals as they hope to reclaim their independence, mend relationships with friends and family, and renew their sense of self-worth.