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Why We Love Fat TV

Zaftig reality stars make us feel better about our bulging waistlines: Dumenco

(Newser) - America's obsession with "fattertainment" has become a form of catharsis for an obese nation, Simon Dumenco writes for GQ. Shows like The Biggest Loser and Dance Your Ass Off were at least ostensibly about getting their contestants in shape. But on More to Love, “the participants aren't... More »

Fat TV Is Ratings Heavyweight

Dance Your Ass Off is latest weight-centric hit

(Newser) - As American waistlines continue to expand, a crop of fat-centric TV shows has emerged to cater to viewers who struggle with their weight, CNN reports. From NBC’s The Biggest Loser, to Lifetime’s Drop Dead Diva, Style’s Ruby, and Fox’s upcoming More to Love, networks have embraced... More »

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