ABC show Extreme Weight Loss holds casting calls in Chicago

On Saturday, the show is holds a casting call for Season 5 in Chicago.
February 22, 2014 10:23:13 AM PST
For four seasons now, the hit ABC show Extreme Weight Loss has helped people get healthier. Host Chris Powell supports participants for 365 days on their journey to lose weight.

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