ABC has picked up one of its veteran reality show for another season. TheWrap.com reports that the network ordered a fifth season “Extreme Weight Loss,” while also ordering three specials.
The show will return for 13 episodes in its fifth season. The network also ordered “Extreme Weight Loss: Love Can’t Weight,” which will air as three special editions that focus on couples getting in shape before their weddings, the story reports.
“Season 4 of the series, which focuses on the year-long journeys of super-obese” people as they attempt to bring themselves down to a healthier weight, currently airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. The series’ fourth season ranks second in the 18-49 demographic in its time slot, behind NBC's ‘America's Got Talent,’” the piece notes.