ABC show Extreme Weight Loss holds casting calls in Chicago

February 22, 2014

On Saturday, February 22, 2014, the show is holding a casting call for Season 5 in Chicago. Kerry Shanahan, Casting Director, joined us live from the site of the casting call at Dave and Buster's during our ABC 7 Eyewitness News Saturday Morning to tell us how you can try out for the show.

ABC's Extreme Weight Loss Season 5 Open Casting Call

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Dave and Busters
1030 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60610

Admission: Free


  • Have 50 percent of your body weight to lose
  • Be legal U.S. resident
  • Must be 18 years of age or older as of March 1, 2014
  • Bring a non-returnable photo

Open calls will also be held in the following cities:

February 22, 2014: Austin, Phoenix and Pittsburgh
March 1, 2014: Little Rock, Omaha and Kansas City
March 8, 2014: Los Angeles

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