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People Planning Weight Loss TV Challenge On ABC

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ABC has scheduled hourlong special "Half Their Size: The People Magazine Weight Loss Challenge" for Sept. 30 at 10 p.m.

Show will focus on eight residents of Mississippi -- the nation's most overweight state -- for a nine-month period to see how their lives change through diet and exercise.

"Half Their Size" is a People franchise that began in 2002 and focuses on folks who desperately need to shed pounds.

Read the whole story at Variety