via press release:
NBC ADDS NEW ALTERNATIVE SERIES TO SUMMER 2010 PROGRAM LINEUP
"Losing It with Jillian" to Debut Tuesday, June 1 (10-11 p.m. ET) Starring Jillian Michaels (NBC's "The")
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - March 16, 2010 - NBC announced today the premiere date of an additional alternative series joining its previously announced summer 2010 schedule as "Losing It with Jillian" will debut on Tuesday, June 1 (10-11 p.m. ET) starring Jillian Michaels from NBC's hit weight loss show "The."
The premiere will follow the debut of the summer's top rated series "America's Got Talent" and then move into its regular time slot, Tuesdays (8-9 p.m. ET) on June 8.
In the hour-long series, Michaels -- in her distinctive, tough love style -- will tackle the obesity epidemic of American families head on as she travels across the country to transform one family at a time.
In the series, Michaels will be moving in with a different family each week to help change their diet and exercise habits. She will focus on getting to the bottom of the issues each family member faces -- ones that affect their health and happiness -- and will arm them with the tools necessary to make life-altering changes. The families are in for a huge wake up call as Michaels -- tired of hearing all the excuses -- will show America that anyone can make a change.
"Losing It with Jillian" is produced by Reveille in association with Empowered Media. Jillian Michaels, Giancarlo Chersich, Mark Koops ("The," "Breakthrough with Tony Robbins"), Howard T. Owens (" ," "Breakthrough with Tony Robbins"), Ellen Rakieten ("The Oprah Winfrey Show," NBC's "The Marriage Ref") and Stef Wagstaffe (" ," "Wife Swap") are the executive producers.