60 Stone Wannabes (1 x 60′) – With society’s views of body image becoming increasingly scrutinised, this documentary takes an in-depth look at the controversial and astonishing world of ‘gainers’, a group of obese women who are determined to be as big as possible. The programme follows the successes, failures and psychological struggles of three super-sized women, through their work, social and romantic struggles as self-proclaimed ‘super-sized big beautiful women’ (SSBBW).
Channel: Channel 5
Producer: Barcroft Productions / GroupM Entertainment Production
TX: Autumn 2013
Source: Channel 5 press release