'Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition' to debut
TV producer J.D. Roth likens his new show, "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (premiering May 30 on ESPN sister channel ABC), to a litany of feel-good, underdog, tear-jerking sports classics.
He invokes "Hoosiers." "Rudy." Yes, even "Brian's Song."
"When you can sit on a couch with your dad," Roth says, "and cry, as a kid, that's what it's all about."
And as a producer, that's when you know you've got gold.
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