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Encyclopedia > Celebrity Fit Club (US TV series)
Celebrity Fit Club (US)
Format Reality
Starring Anthony Kalloniatis (host)
Dr.Ian K. Smith (nutritionist)
Stacy Kaiser (Psychotherapist)
Harvey Walden IV (trainer)
No. of series 5
No. of episodes 40
Production
Producer(s) Granada Productions
Running time 60 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel VH1
Original run January 9, 2005 – On Hiatus

Celebrity Fit Club is a reality television series which follows eight overweight celebrities as they try to lose weight. Split into two competing teams of four, each week teams are given different physical challenges, and weighed to see if they reached their target goal weights. They are monitored and supervised by a team that includes a nutritionist, a psychologist, and a physical trainer. The series is hosted by ANT. It has been suggested that Celebrity Fit Club (British) be merged into this article or section. ... Anthony Steven Kalloniatis (born August 22, 1967[1]), known professionally as ANT, is an openly gay Greek-American stand-up comedian and actor. ... Ian K. Smith, M.D. (b. ... Harvey Walden IV, born in Chicago, Illinois on December 21, 1966, is a United States Marine, Drill instructor and television celebrity. ... Granada Productions is one of Europes leading commercial television production and distribution companies. ... VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994) is an American cable television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently part of the MTV Networks division... is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... // This article is about the genre of TV shows. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Anthony Steven Kalloniatis (born August 22, 1967), better known as ANT, is an American comedian performing stand-up comedy all across the globe and a larger than life TV personality. ...


This show is based on the British version, which aired on the ITV Network from 2002 until 2006. It has been suggested that Celebrity Fit Club (British) be merged into this article or section. ... Independent Television (generally known as ITV, but also as ITV Network) is a public service network of British commercial television broadcasters, set up under the Independent Television Authority (ITA) to provide competition to the BBC. ITV is the oldest commercial television network in the UK. Since 1990 and the Broadcasting...

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Panel

Current Panel Members

Past Panel Members Harvey Walden IV, born in Chicago, Illinois on December 21, 1966, is a United States Marine, Drill instructor and television celebrity. ... Ian K. Smith, M.D. (b. ...

  • Psychologists
  • Health Expert
    • Dr. David Katz - Season 1

Linda Papadopoulos Dr. Linda Papadopoulos (born February 3, 1973) is a Cypriot-Canadian psychologist based in Great Britain. ...

Season One - 2005

Three Fat Bastards and One Black Beyotch (Winners) Weight Loss Notes Percentage Lost
Ralphie May, comedian lost 27 pounds Team Captain (5.6%)
Joseph R. Gannascoli, actor lost 32 pounds traded from Eastsiders (10.6%)
Kim Coles, actress/comedienne lost 24 pounds (10.9%)
Wendy Kaufman, the Snapple lady lost 28 pounds (11.4%)
Eastsiders Weight Loss Notes Percentage Lost
Daniel Baldwin, actor lost 28 pounds Team Captain; turned up late for weigh-in 6; failed to appear @ final (10.6%)
Mia Tyler, model lost 17 pounds (8.1%)
Biz Markie, rapper/DJ lost 40 pounds set record for total weight loss (11.6%)
Mablean Ephriam, "Divorce Court" judge lost 25 pounds traded from Ralphie's Angels where she was the team captain (12.0%)

Note: The winning team was known as Ralphie's Angels for the first 4 weigh-ins of the season. Ralphie May, (born 1972 in Chattanooga, Tennessee) is an American stand-up comedian who usually performs in Los Angeles, California. ... ‹ The template below (Expand) is being considered for deletion. ... Kim Coles (born January 11, 1966) is an American actress and comedian. ... Wendy Kaufman (b. ... Snapple is a beverage company based in Rye Brook, New York that produces a variety of teas and fruit drinks which are sold in glass bottles, soda-style cans, and plastic bottles. ... Daniel Leroy Baldwin is an American actor, producer and director, born 5 October 1960 in Massapequa, New York. ... Mia Abagale Tallarico aka Mia Tyler (born December 22, 1978 in Mary Hitchcock Hospital, Hanover, New Hampshire) is an American plus-size model and actress. ... Biz Markie (born Marcel Hall April 8, 1964 in Harlem, New York) is a rapper and DJ, best known for humorous singles such as Just a Friend. He has been labeled The Clown Prince of Hip-Hop. ... Mablean Ephriam is the current judge on the television program Divorce Court. ... Divorce Court is a courtroom-based television program presenting stories of divorcing couples. ...


Season Two - 2005

Sizzlin' Soul and White Ice (Winners) Weight Loss Notes Percentage Lost
Jackée Harry, actress/comedienne lost 39 pounds Team Captain (19.3%)
Jani Lane, singer/ex-frontman of Warrant lost 23 pounds (12.1%)
Phil Margera, father of Bam Margera lost 41 pounds broke Biz Markie's record for total weight loss (11.6%)
Gary Busey, actor lost 39 pounds traded from Crunchamatics where he was the team captain (18.7%)
The Winners Weight Loss Notes Percentage Lost
Toccara Jones, model lost 32 pounds Team Captain, traded from Sizzlin' Soul and White Ice (15.6%)
Willie Aames, actor lost 19 pounds (10.2%)
Victoria Jackson, comedienne lost 22 pounds (13.2%)
Wendy Kaufman, the Snapple lady, Season 1 contestant lost 27 pounds only returning contestant from Season 1 (11.9%)

Note: The Winners were known as Crunchamatics for the first 3 weigh-ins of the season. Jackée Harry (August 14, 1956) is an Emmy Award-winning and two-time NAACP Image Award winning African-American actress, best known for her role as Sandra Clark on hit NBC sitcom 227 from 1985 until 1989. ... Jani Lane (late 80s) Jani Lane (born John Kennedy Oswald, February 1, 1964 in Akron, Ohio) is an American rock legend who was the lead vocalist and songwriter for the glam metal band Warrant. ... Warrant is an American glam metal band from Van Nuys, California which enjoyed its greatest success in the late 1980s and early 1990s with several multi-platinum albums, particularly the single and album Cherry Pie. ... Phil in the movie CKY2K Philip Ron Phil Margera (born July 13, 1957 in Concordville, Pennsylvania, United States) is the father of Bam and Jess Margera and younger brother of Vincent Don Vito Margera. ... Brandon Cole Bam Margera (born September 28, 1979 in West Chester, Pennsylvania) is a professional skateboarder, creator of the CKY skate/prank/stunt videos, and radio personality. ... William Gary Busey (born 29 June 1944) is an Academy Award- and Golden Globe Award-nominated American film and stage actor. ... Toccara Elaine Jones (born March 13, 1981) from Dayton, Ohio, is an American fashion model and television personality. ... Willie Aames (born Albert William Upton July 15, 1960 in Orange County, California, USA) is an actor best known for the roles of Buddy Lembeck on Charles in Charge, Tommy Bradford on Eight is Enough and the voice of Hank on Dungeons & Dragons, the cartoon. ... Jan Hooks, Dolly Parton, and Jackson in a 1989 SNL sketch. ... Wendy Kaufman (b. ... Snapple is a beverage company based in Rye Brook, New York that produces a variety of teas and fruit drinks which are sold in glass bottles, soda-style cans, and plastic bottles. ...


Season Three - 2006

Premiered January 1, 2006 is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Kelly's Bellies (Winners) Weight Loss Notes Percentage Lost
Kelly LeBrock, actress/model lost 31 pounds Team Captain (17.7%)
Countess Vaughn, actress/comedienne gained 4 pounds traded from Ebony Flame/became the first fit clubber to gain weight on the show 3.0%
Bizarre, rapper/member of D12 lost 31 pounds (9.7%)
Gunnar Nelson, musician/member of Nelson lost 23 pounds replaced Jeff Conaway, participated for last 60 days (13.1%)
Jeff Conaway, actor lost 0 pounds original team captain, entered rehab in ep. 3 0.0%

Note: Kelly's Bellies were known as Greased Lightning for the first 3 weigh-ins of the season. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Countess Danielle Vaughn (born August 8, 1978 in Idabel, Oklahoma) is an American actress and singer, best known for her role as the zaftig Kim Parker in the television series Moesha and its spinoff The Parkers. ... Rufus Johnson (born July 5, 1976 in Detroit, Michigan), better known as Bizarre, is an American recording artist, best known for his work with Detroit hip-hop group, D12. ... D12 (also known as D-12, The Dirty Dozen, D-Twizzy and Detroit-Twelve) is an American hip-hop group from Detroit, Michigan, which has had albums reach the top of the American, British, and Australian album charts: Devils Night in 2001 and D12 World in 2004. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Matthew Nelson. ... Nelson is a glam metal band founded by Matthew and Gunnar Nelson (the twin sons of Ricky Nelson. ... Jeff Conaway (born October 5, 1950, New York, New York) is an American actor best known for his roles as Kenicke in the 1978 musical Grease (and Danny Zucko in the original Broadway production), and as Bobby Wheeler on the 1980s television series Taxi. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

Ebony Flame Weight Loss Notes
Chastity Bono, daughter of Cher & Sonny Bono/gay rights activist lost 23 pounds Team Captain (10.7%)
Tempestt Bledsoe, actress lost 19 pounds traded from Kelly's Bellies (10.5%)
Young MC, rapper lost 38 pounds (13.7%)
Bruce Vilanch, writer/comedian lost 21 pounds (6.7%)

Chastity Bono (born March 4, 1969) is an American actress as well as advocate for human rights and gay rights. ... This article is about Cher, the entertainer. ... Salvatore Phillip Sonny Bono (February 16, 1935) – January 5, 1998) was an American record producer, singer, actor, and politician whose career spanned over three decades. ... Tempestt Bledsoe (born August 1, 1973 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actress best known for her role as Bill Cosbys daughter and fourth child, Vanessa Huxtable, in the popular 1980s sitcom The Cosby Show. ... Young MC (born Marvin Young on 10 May 1967 in London, England) is a former rapper most known for his 1989 hit, Bust a Move, which won the first-ever Grammy Award for Best Rap Recording. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Season Four - 2006

Premiered August 6, 2006 is the 218th day of the year (219th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

The Fat Crushers (Winners) Weight Loss Notes Percentage Lost
BoneCrusher, rapper lost 51 pounds Team Captain, broke Phil Margera's record for total weight loss (12.0%)
Carnie Wilson, singer/member of Wilson Phillips lost 22 pounds traded from Chili Con Carnie where she was team captain (11.7%)
Nicholas Turturro, actor lost 22 pounds (12.6%)
Erika Eleniak, actress/model lost 31 pounds (20.4%)
Hot Buttered Soul Weight Loss Notes
Tina Yothers, actress lost 42 pounds Team Captain, set record for percentage weight loss (21.8%)
Vincent Pastore, actor lost 29 pounds (10.6%)
Angie Stone, singer lost 18 pounds traded from The Fat Crushers; Record for 2nd Lowest Loss (7.9%)
Ted Lange, actor lost 28 pounds (14.8%)

Note: Hot Buttered Soul were known as Chili Con Carnie for the first 3 weigh-ins of the season. It has been suggested that Bone Crusher albums be merged into this article or section. ... Carnie Wilson (born April 29, 1968 in Bel Air, California, USA) is an American singer and television host, best known as a member of the early-90s singing group Wilson Phillips. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... NOTE: DO NOT MISTAKE NICHOLAS (NICK) TURTURRO FOR NICHOLAS R. TURTURRO (A CREW MEMBER WITH THE SAME NAME, PER IMDB) Nick worked as a doorman before getting his TV break on NYPD Blue. ... Erika Maya Eleniak (born September 29, 1969) is an American Playboy Playmate and actress, best known for her role in Baywatch. ... Tina Yothers (born May 5, 1973 in Whittier, California) is a former American child actress. ... Vincent Pastore (born July 14, 1946 in Bronx, New York) is an American film and television actor, often cast as a mobster. ... Angie Stone (born Angela Laverne Brown on January 30, 1961) is an American R&B, soul, and neo soul singer, songwriter, keyboardist, record producer, and occasional actress. ... Theodore William Lange (born January 5, 1948 in Oakland, California, USA ) is an actor best known for his role as the bartender Isaac in the TV series Love Boat. ...


Season Five - 2007

The fifth season of Celebrity Fit Club premiered on April 22, 2007. Unlike previous seasons, the teams were grouped into Women and Men, until the team trade. The team trade took place on May 13, 2007. is the 112th day of the year (113th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Statistics as of June 10, 2007. All weights are measured in pounds (lbs).

The Athletes (previously Shady Lady Bunch) (Winners) Starting Weight Final Weight Weight Loss to date
Ross Mathews, comedian (elected team captain after Dustin chose him to join him on the team) 214 173 41 (19.2%)
Maureen McCormick, actress, set record for percentage weight loss 150 116 34 (22.7%)
Dustin Diamond, actor/comedian (traded from the Regulators) 217 187 30 (13.8%)
Tiffany, singer 152 124 28 (18.4%)
The Regulators Starting Weight Final Weight Weight Loss to date
Warren G, rapper (team captain) 221 190 31 (14.0%)
Da Brat, rapper (chosen by Kimberly to join her on the Regulators) 172 146 26 (15.1%)
Cledus T. Judd, country music parody singer/comedian 214 179 35 (16.4%)
Kimberley Locke, singer (traded from the Shady Lady Bunch where she was team captain) 176 149 27 (15.3%)
  • Locke was voted off "Shady Lady Bunch" (now known as "The Athletes"), and Diamond was voted off "The Regulators."
  • After the vote off, Ant announced that the person voted off could pick one member from their old team to join the contestant on their new team. Kimberley chose Brat to join her, and Dustin chose Ross.

Ross Mathews (also known as Ross the Intern) (born September 24, 1979) is an American television personality known mostly for his role as a correspondent for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. ... Maureen Denise McCormick (born August 5, 1956) is an American actress, reality show participant and recording artist. ... Dustin Diamond (born Dustin Neil Diamond on January 7, 1977 in San Jose, California) is an actor, musician and stand-up comedian best known for his role as Samuel Screech Powers on the television show Saved by the Bell. ... Tiffany Renee Darwish (born October 2, 1971), known popularly as Tiffany, is an American singer who had a number of teen pop hits during the late 1980s. ... Warren Griffin III (born November 10, 1970 in Long Beach, California) better known as Warren G, is an American West Coast rapper and hip hop producer. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Cledus T. Judd (born Barry Poole on December 18, 1964, in Marietta, Georgia) is a country music singer, parody artist and entertainer, best known for parodies of popular country songs. ... Kimberley Dawn Locke (born January 3, 1978 in Hartsville, Tennessee) is an American adult contemporary pop/R&B singer and plus-size fashion model. ...

Season Six - 2008

According to Entertainment Tonight, the sixth season is currently underway for broadcast in 2008.


The contestants are


Men

Women !!Brian Dunkleman!! (born September 25, 1971 in Ellicottville, New York) is a comedian/actor who is best known for co-hosting the first season of American Idol on the Fox Network with Ryan Seacrest. ... Andrew W.K. (born Andrew Fetterly Wilkes-Krier on May 9, 1979 in Stanford, California) is a rock musician from the United States. ... KRS-One (born Lawrence Krisna Parker on August 20, 1965 in Brooklyn, New York. ... Mark Curry (born June 1, 1964 in Oakland, Maryland) is an African American actor and comedian, most famous as the star of the ABC sitcom Hangin with Mr. ...

Erin Moran (born October 18, 1960) is an American actress, best known for the role of Joanie Cunningham on Happy Days and its spinoff Joanie Loves Chachi. ... On the cover of Playboy, December 2001 Gena Lee Nolin (Born: November 29, 1971 in Duluth, Minnesota, USA) is an American actress and model. ... Sommore (born Lori Ann Rambough in 1971) is an actor and comedian from Trenton, New Jersey. ... Dawn Robinson on her album Dawn Dawn Robinson (born November 28, 1968 in New London, Connecticut) is an African-American R&B/soul/Dance-pop singer mostly best known for her work as a member of hit Urban/Dance-pop group En Vogue. ...

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