June 18, 2014

ABC announced today that Extreme Weight Loss has been renewed for a fifth season. The summer reality series, which documents obese people's year-long journey of weight reduction, is currently enjoying its highest ratings in over two seasons.

The network has ordered 13 more 2-hour episodes for next summer, which will include three 'special editions' with the moniker Love Can't Weight. In these episodes, Chris and Heidi Powell will help couples get in shape for each of their upcoming weddings.