Fat Families

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Fat Families
GenreDocumentary
Presented bySteve Miller
Theme music composerLawrence Oakley
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series2
No. of episodes14
Production
Executive producer(s)Laura Mansfield
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)Outline Productions
DistributorBSkyB
Release
Original networkSky1
Picture format16:9 (1080i HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital 5.1
Original release6 January (2010-01-06) – 30 December 2010 (2010-12-30)
External links
Website

Fat Families is a documentary reality show that was broadcast on Sky1 from 6 January to 30 December 2010. Weight loss expert Steve Miller helps fat families improve their lifestyles and eating habits.

During each programme Steve initially spends 24 hours with the family and discovers what that eat on a normal day. He then spends the rest of the week educating the family about what they can do to help them lose weight. At the end of the week Steve modifies the family home to keep them motivated to lose weight. The families are then given a further 9 weeks to lose weight with Steve giving each person a target weight loss.

Families are also revisited months later in episodes titled "Second Helpings" to see how they have progressed.[1]

Episodes[edit]

Series 1[edit]

Episode Family Original airdate
1 The Cuff family 6 January 2010
Steve visits the Cuff family in Telford. Anne loses 28 pounds, Mike loses 28 pounds, and Tarnya loses 49 pounds.
2 The Jeapes family 13 January 2010
Steve visits the Jeapes family in Eastbourne. Ron loses 22 pounds, Daniel loses 25 pounds, Mark loses 25 pounds, and Alan loses 16 pounds.
3 The Huzzeys family 20 January 2010
Steve visits the Huzzeys family in Chelmsford. Phil loses 48 pounds, Jan loses 49 pounds, and Kaleigh loses 24 pounds.
4 The Radford family 27 January 2010
Steve visits the Radford family in Blackpool. Lou loses 13 pounds and Steve (Radford) loses 11 pounds. Steve loses 14 pounds, but puts weight back on. Neither Lou or Steve fully engage with the process. Steve died from a dilated cardiomyopathy on 26 July 2011.[2]
5 The Blackholly family 3 February 2010
Steve visits the Blackholly family in Wiltshire. Toni loses 38 pounds and Neil loses 60 pounds.
6 The Haddrell family 10 February 2010
Steve visits the Haddrell family in Luton. Eileen loses 28 pounds, Linda loses 27 pounds, Matt loses 31 pounds, and Sarah loses 28 pounds.

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