If you've ever seen the show, then you know how impressive the transformations are in ABC's Extreme Weight Loss. Each two-hour episode tells the story on one person's journey, with the help of trainer Chris Powell, to lose half his or her body weight in a year.
And though the show's fourth season hasn't even aired yet, casting already has begun for season five. The show's 13-city casting tour arrives in the Valley this weekend in search for candidates to undergo a full physical -- and often mental -- makeover. Here are the details.
The open casting call will be held at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill in Peoria this Saturday, February 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In order to participate in the show you must be 18 years or older as of March 1, 2014, and you must be a legal U.S. resident.
You can pre-register for the open casting call online, though it's not required. It's recommend that those interested in being on the show also submit a video application in addition to going to the casting call.
You'll need to bring a non-returnable recent photo of yourself and a pen, and you're encouraged to bring family and friends along, too. It's also suggested to bring water and snacks as you'll be waiting in line for a while.
For more information about the casting process, visit the Extreme Weight Loss Makeover casting website.