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September Films follows up ’650 lb Virgin’ for TLC

DCD Media-owned September Films will be returning to the life of 31-year-old David Smith after the first documentary special, 650lb Virgin, was the highest rated doc for TLC in 2009. The network has commissioned September Films for the new one-hour doc, 650lb Virgin: The Weight is Over, which continues Smith's tale of morphing from a morbidly obese loner to a healthy, happy fitness instructor. In the new doc, Smith looks to find love and help others lose weight. It premieres on November 29 on TLC.
November 5, 2009

DCD Media-owned September Films will be returning to the life of 31-year-old David Smith after the first documentary special, 650lb Virgin, was the highest rated doc for TLC in 2009. The network has commissioned September Films for the new one-hour doc, 650lb Virgin: The Weight is Over, which continues Smith’s tale of morphing from a morbidly obese loner to a healthy, happy fitness instructor. In the new doc, Smith looks to find love and help others lose weight. It premieres on November 29 on TLC.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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