Moving and Grooving the Pounds Away: Tara Guiliano of Oxygen’s ‘Dance Your Ass Off’

Okay, when I heard the title of the new Oxygen reality show, Dance Your Ass Off (Mondays, 10 p.m. Easter/Pacific) hosted by Tony Award winner Marissa Jaret Winokur,  I thought to myself, “What?” Then, when I read the premise of the show: severely overweight contestants dance away the pounds with a professional partner in a … More Moving and Grooving the Pounds Away: Tara Guiliano of Oxygen’s ‘Dance Your Ass Off’

Style Network’s ‘Ruby’: Big Girl with a Big Heart Seeks Big Weight Loss

My mother’s name is Ruby but I didn’t let this fact deter me from watching Style Network’s Ruby (Sundays  8 p.m. Eastern) about morbidly obese Savannah resident Ruby Gettinger for whom weight loss is a matter of life or death. I know, you are having a “seen that already” grossed out feeling as you think … More Style Network’s ‘Ruby’: Big Girl with a Big Heart Seeks Big Weight Loss

Bravo’s “Work Out” Returns: Jackie’s Back and She’s as Messy as Ever

Reality television’s favorite lipstick lesbian, fitness trainer and gym owner, returned this week starring in the third season of the Bravo series, “Work Out” (Tuesdays 10 p.m. EST). Yes, Jackie Warner’s back.  Some of her trainers are not.  She disposed of one love and found another.  And with her personal life in full throttle, she … More Bravo’s “Work Out” Returns: Jackie’s Back and She’s as Messy as Ever

The Biggest Loser: Winning the Battle of the Bulge One Pound at a Time

They get me every time. This time I was prepared. I had a box of tissues by my side. I used more than a few while watching the two-hour season premiere of “The Biggest Loser: Couples” edition (NBC Tuesdays, 8 p.m.) on New Year’s Day. For the underinformed, “The Biggest Loser” is NBC’s immensely popular … More The Biggest Loser: Winning the Battle of the Bulge One Pound at a Time