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Shedding for the Wedding Announces the Contestants

Sarah RueThe newest weight-loss reality show, Shedding for the Wedding, recently announced the nine overweight couples who will be working to lose weight to win the wedding of their dreams. The show will be hosted by Sara Rue, who is a weight-loss success story herself. The show premiers on Wednesday, February 23, on the CW.

Without further ado, here are the nine couples:

Team Fairy Tale

Allison, 28, and David, 26, are from Auburn, New York. They got engaged in December of 2009. Allison begins the show weighing 170 pounds and David weights 265 pounds.

Team Fun and Games

Dawn is 27 and weights 180 pounds. Adam is 30 and weighs 235 pounds. They are from Hayward, California, and have been engaged since early 2010.

Team Hollywood
Laeresa is 25 and begins the show at 212 pounds. Stephen is 24 and weighs 263 pounds. They are from Hawthorne, California and are not yet engaged.

Team Football
Austin and Laura are both 26 and got engaged in November 2009. Austin begins the competition at 260 pounds, and Laura wights 190 pounds. They are from Champaign, Illinois.

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Wedding Weight-Loss Reality Show Casting for Couples

Wedding WorkoutThe new wedding weight-loss show, Shedding for the Wedding, is still looking for engaged couples who want to lose at least 50 pounds and get in shape for their big day. Sara Rue will host the show, herself a recent diet success story. She lost 50 pounds on the Jenny Craig system, and is sure to be an inspiration to the couples.

Engaged couples will compete to lose weight and win the wedding of their dreams. Individual challenges will be rewarded with smaller pieces of the marriage ceremony, like wedding bands or flowers.

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Sara Rue to Host “Shedding for the Wedding”

Actress Sara Rue to Host Shedding for the WeddingThe CW announced that Sara Rue will be hosting the new reality weight-loss show, Shedding for the Wedding. The actress is an ideal selection, having recently lost 50 pounds on the Jenny Craig program. Contestants will know that their host has empathy for their difficulties.

The mid-season show has yet to announce its first airing. For three months, ten overweight couples will live together and compete to drop the most pounds. The winning couple will get the blow-out wedding of their dreams. Each week there will be a challenge for smaller pieces of the perfect wedding, from rings to the cake. The couples will also get lots of advice from health professionals and wedding planners.
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