ABC Renews 'Extreme Weight Loss' for Fifth Season

The network also orders three specials, "Love Can't Weight," in which couples try to get in shape for their weddings
Extreme Weight Loss  ABC/Greg Zabilski

ABC is ordering more Extreme Weight Loss.

In addition to picking up the reality show for a 13-episode fifth season, the network has also ordered three specials.

Since the show follows a unique 365-day production schedule, renewals for Extreme Weight Loss have to come early.

The Eyeworks USA production will also follow three different couples for a special run of Extreme Weight Loss: Love Can’t Weight, which will follow trainer Chris Powell and wife Heidi as they couch real-life couples trying to get in shape before their respective weddings. Those episodes will air next summer.

Extreme Weight Loss remains a steady performer for ABC. The series is enjoying its strongest cycle in two seasons, ranking behind America's Got Talent in its two-hour Tuesday time slot.

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