30 THE OBESITY MYTH BOTCHED UP BODIES Following some of Britain’s top plastic surgeons who correct cosmetic surgery disasters. With behind-the-scenes access to the renowned plastic surgery unit at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, the surgeons correct the catastrophes and give the victims the boobs, faces, teeth and tums they have always wanted. Challenging commonly held views of obesity by following the lives of morbidly obese patients in an Australian hospital. Backed by new research, doctors are taking an innovative approach by treating obesity as a chronic genetic disease. Patients are told, often for the first time in their life, their weight problems are not their fault but a result of their genetic predisposition. The treatment regime uses diet, medication and sometimes surgery to transform lives. Doing nothing isn’t an option as obese people can face an early death from obesity related illnesses. The cutting edge science and technology behind truly remarkable medical cases is exposed and explored with journalist Leila McKinnon and medical expert Dr Ric Gordon as they go behind the scenes with the doctors, surgeons and specialists who are at the forefront of groundbreaking and life-changing advances in medicine. DURATION 3 x 60 HD DURATION 33 x 60 HD PRODUCTION COMPANY CJZ PRODUCTION COMPANY Transparent TV/Motion Content Group YEAR OF PRODUCTION 2017 YEAR OF PRODUCTION 2013 - 2018 9 SERIES DURATION 4 x 60 HD PRODUCTION COMPANY Nine Network Australia YEAR OF PRODUCTION 2018 FORMAT NEW FOR MIPCOM 31 REALITY & ENTERTAINMENT 31