The show focuses on the life of Carnie Wilson, the daughter of the Beach Boys founder, Brian Wilson. Taking place at Carnie's residence in the Los Angeles area, viewers get to see some of the struggles she encounters as a game show hostess, entertainer, wife of husband Rob Bonfiglio, and mother of two young children, Lola and Luci. The show also features her goal for losing weight. She revealed on the show that she has been overweight since the age of four. Her personal trainer, fitness guru and former wrestler Diamond Dallas Page, is featured on the show.
Carnie Wilson's diet program is featured on the show. She is currently[when?] on the gourmet meal delivery program, The Fresh Diet. She became The Fresh Diet's paid spokesperson and there was a controversy when Carnie actually gained weight while on The Fresh Diet in 2010.