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ABC Renews ‘Extreme Weight Loss’ for a Fifth Season

Upcoming season will feature couples trying to get into shape for their weddings

Get ready to watch another batch of big losers on ABC.

The network has ordered a fifth season of its reality offering “Extreme Weight Loss,” placing an order for 13 new two-hour episodes, the network said Wednesday.

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The upcoming season will include three special editions to be dubbed “Extreme Weight Loss Love Can’t Weight,” in which personal trainers Chris and Heidi Powell help three couples whip themselves into shape for each of their weddings.

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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.”

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