Too Fat for 15: Fighting Back

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Too Fat for 15: Fighting Back
Genre Reality
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 22
Production
Executive producer(s) Beverley Doyle
Katie Buchanan
Paul Stead
Renee Simon
Ruth Rafidi
Sally Miles
Production company(s) Daisybeck Productions
Passion Distribution
Release
Original network Style
Original release August 9, 2010 (2010-08-09) – December 21, 2011 (2011-12-21)

Too Fat for 15: Fighting Back is an American reality television series on Style. The series debuted on August 9, 2010.[1]

On March 7, 2011, The series' 16-episode Season 2 premiered.[2] The mid-season finale aired on April 25, 2011.[3] The second half of season 2 premiered on October 19, 2011.[4]

Premise[edit]

The series shares the stories of various overweight teenagers who are enrolled at Wellspring Academies, and looks at their quest to lose weight.[5]

Cast[edit]

Students[6]

Tanisha Mitchell (Harrod) - Age 18 - Suitland, Maryland

Terinna Cypress - Age 18 - Clewiston, Florida

Miranda Nichols - Age 18 - Oakton, Virginia

Emily Hodge - Age 12 - Raleigh, North Carolina

Scotty Basso - Age 13 - Athens, Illinois

Rachel Qualley - Age 14 - Groton, Connecticut

Carsyn Nash - Age 18 - Warrenton, Virginia

Hayley Bailiff - Age 17 - Warren, Michigan

Caleb Treloar - Age 16 - Tampa, Florida

Sasha Mignoli - Age 15 - Long Island, New York

David Smith - Age 13 - Groton, Connecticut

Lia Yelsky - Age 14 - Montvale, New Jersey

Ashley Renwick - Age 16 - Whitehorse, Yukon

Caroline Contessa - Age 12 - Petersburg, New York

Mackenzie Wood - Age 15 - Mexico Beach, Florida

Hannah Greatbatch - Age 13 - London, UK

Staff of Wellspring Academy

Daniel Kirschenbaum - Co-Founder

David Boeke - Executive Director

Jefferey Rice - Program Director

Timm Tilson - Program Director

Billy Porter - Academic Director

Jesse Oates - Program Supervisor

Nicole Kaysing - Fitness Coach

John Taylor - Fitness Coach

Heather Richardson - Behavioral Coach

Susan Borgman - Behavioral Coach & Clinical Director

Elizabeth Tilson - Behavioral Coach

Liz Ramon - Behavioral Coach

Sally Curry - Behavioral Coach (Season 1)

Lamar Lewis - Behavioral Coach (Season 2)

Mary Valentine - Program Coach

Zach Noble - Program Coach

Natasha Fischer - Program Coach

James Robertson - Program Coach

Joyce Jones - Program Coach

Hidi Horikoshi - Program Coach

Lisa Bartos - Program Coach

Elizabeth Walker - Medical Coordinator

Mary Chauvin - Medical Coordinator

Sam Lopez - Nutritionist (Season 2)

Episodes[edit]

Season Episodes Original airing
Season premiere Season finale
1 8 August 9, 2010 August 30, 2010
2 18 March 7, 2011 December 12, 2011

Season 1[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "The School of Last Resort" August 9, 2010 (2010-08-09)
2 "Smells Like Teen Angst" August 16, 2010 (2010-08-16)
3 "Parents' Weekend" August 23, 2010 (2010-08-23)
4 "Spring Breakout" August 30, 2010 (2010-08-30)
5 "The Breaking Point" September 13, 2010 (2010-09-13)
6 "Mayhem and Meltdowns" September 20, 2010 (2010-09-20)
7 "Trouble at Home" September 27, 2010 (2010-09-27)
8 "What Happens Next" October 4, 2010 (2010-10-04)

Season 2[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "No Weigh Out" March 7, 2011 (2011-03-07)
2 "The Battlefield" March 14, 2011 (2011-03-14)
3 "Pushed to the Limit" March 21, 2011 (2011-03-21)
4 "Parental Advisory" March 28, 2011 (2011-03-28)
5 "Fear and Candy" April 4, 2011 (2011-04-04)
6 "Feast for Famine" April 11, 2011 (2011-04-11)
7 "The Food Hangover" April 18, 2011 (2011-04-18)
8 "Sticks and Stones" April 25, 2011 (2011-04-25)
9 "Back to Reality" October 19, 2011 (2011-10-19)
10 "Crashing the Dance" October 26, 2011 (2011-10-26)
11 "Family Feuds" November 2, 2011 (2011-11-02)
12 "Anger Ball" November 9, 2011 (2011-11-09)
13 "Queens of the Road" November 16, 2011 (2011-11-16)
14 "Into the Wild" November 23, 2011 (2011-11-23)
15 "Picture Perfect?" November 30, 2011 (2011-11-30)
16 "The Weight Is Over" December 7, 2011 (2011-12-07)
17 "No Place Like Home" December 14, 2011 (2011-12-14)
18 "Tanisha's Amazing Transformation" December 21, 2011 (2011-12-21)

Specials[edit]

No. Title Original air date
0 "Pilot" September 6, 2009 (2009-09-06)
0 "The Obesity Crisis" June 27, 2011 (2011-06-27)
Note: This episode was a part of Style's campaign to combat obesity special.[7]

References[edit]