via press release:
TLC’S MY 600-LB LIFE RENEWED FOR SEASON FOUR
FOLLOWING HIGHEST RATED SEASON EVER
– Season Four Set to Return in 1Q 2016 –
(Los Angeles, Ca.) – TLC announced today the renewal of MY 600-lb LIFE, which follows the transformational journeys of individuals each weighing over 600 pounds and attempting to regain control of their lives. Season three averaged a 1.2 W25-54 rating, making it the series’ highest rated season ever. Currently in production for season four, MY 600-lb LIFE will return to TLC with ten all new episodes and compelling weight loss stories in 1Q 2016.
MY 600-lb LIFE averaged 1.4M P2+ viewers over the course of its third season, and is currently airing encores weekdays at 11am ET on TLC. Each hour-long episode tracks a year in the life of one morbidly obese individual looking to overcome life-long emotional and physical struggles. These powerful stories follow each person as they bravely undergo high-risk gastric bypass surgery, and the highs and lows of struggling with addiction and dependence. MY 600-lb LIFE features these resilient individuals as they hope to reclaim their independence, mend relationships with friends and family, and renew their sense of self-worth.
MY 600-LB. LIFE is produced by Megalomedia for TLC.
Offering remarkably relatable real-life stories without judgment, the network celebrates the reality that “everyone needs a little TLC.” TLC’s hit series share everyday heart, humor, hope, and human connection with programming genres that include fascinating families, heartwarming transformations, and life’s milestone moments such as wedding-themed programs anchored by Say Yes To The Dress. In the first half of 2014, TLC had 25 series averaging 1 million P2+ viewers or more, including six series that averaged 2 million P2+ viewers or more: The Little Couple, 19 Kids and Counting, Return to Amish, Sister Wives, Long Island Medium, and 90 Day Fiancé.
TLC is a global brand available in more than 95 million homes in the US and 352 million households in 185 markets internationally. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites, exclusive video content, and original editorial. Fans can also interact with TLC through social media on Facebook, Instagram, and @TLC on Twitter as well as On Demand services and mobile platforms. TLC is part of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA,DISCB, DISCK), the world’s #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories.