New ‘1000-Lb. Sisters’ Spinoff Unveiled
TLC has unveiled a new 1000-Lb. Sisters spinoff series in an exclusive sneak peek video clip for 1000-Lb. Best Friends.
The new docusoap is set to hit the airwaves on February 7 on the Discovery+ Network. Produced by Crazy Legs Productions for TLC, 1000-Lb. Best Friends will follow the lives of close friends Vannessa and Meghan, and their friends Tina and Ashley, as they try to navigate weight loss together.
Keep reading and we’ll fill you in on the details.
TLC Viewers Have Met the ‘1000-Lb. Best Friends’ Before
Viewers may remember first meeting Vannessa and Meghan in the 2021 series Too Large. The pair first met in middle school where they first became close friends and have remained so ever since.
In the exclusive 1000-Lb. Best Friends sneak peek clip, we first realize that both women recently sought to get weight loss surgery and, sadly, only one has qualified. The new series follows the best friends as Meghan struggles with life post-surgery and fans are introduced to Tina and Ashely who join the fray lending support and encouragement while pursuing their own personal weight loss goals.
Doc Tells Vannessa to Lose Weight or She Could Die
The exclusive TLC sneak peek for 1000-Lb. Best Friends shows the four teaming up to support one another in exercise, doctors’ appointments, as well as therapy sessions. The main goal is apparently to lose weight before attending their high school reunion together. But according to the clip, Vannessa’s struggle is real, and the doctor informs, “if you don’t figure out a way to do this, you’re not gonna be around a whole lot longer.”
1000-Lb. Best Friends is brought to us by executive producers Keely Walker-Muse, Tom Cappello, and Alana Goldstein as well as co-executive producers Vasoula Plakas and David Schewel.
TLC Press Release for ‘1000-Lb. Best Friends’
The president of TLC streaming and network originals, Howard Lee, said this in a release about the new spinoff series, “the ratings success of 1000-lb Sisters has made one thing clear — our audience loves personal journeys of transformation featuring authentic, bold and very boisterous personalities, which is why we’re excited to introduce this brand-new series, 1000-lb Best Friends.”
Lee went on the describe the show writing, “This show is about weight loss and leading a healthier lifestyle just as much as it is about a tight-knit group of girlfriends that love to have a good time. By the end of the first episode, viewers will be asking themselves if their friend group has a Vannessa, a Meghan, a Tina, or an Ashely.”
Be sure to watch the clip and return here often for 1000-Lb. Best Friends spoilers, news, and updates.