The Slaton sisters, Tammy and Amy Slaton, have come a long way (and faced many setbacks) since The 1,000-lb Sisters debuted on TLC in 2020. Only Amy Slaton qualified for weight-loss surgery in Season 1, while Tammy Slaton failed to reach her weight-loss goal and ended up gaining weight.
In season 2, Tammy Slaton had to deal with another weight gain setback and lived with the after-effects of COVID-19 while trying to foster a blossoming relationship with her boyfriend Jerry. At the same time, Amy Slaton was trying to balance her marriage while maintaining her weight loss after becoming pregnant following weight loss surgery.
In the penultimate episode of the second season, she gave birth to her son Gage (via IMDb). Can you make sense of it all? It was an eventful couple of TV seasons.
There are sure to be many more twists and turns in both sisters’ lives when the reality show returns for a third season.
When Does 1000-lb Sisters Season 3 Start on TLC?
TLC has renewed 1000-lb Sisters for a third season on March 15, 2021 (via Deadline).
A filming start date has apparently not been announced, but fans were so vocal in their demand for a new season that there was even a change.org petition that garnered over 5,000 signatures before the announcement. Clearly, the demand is there. Judging by TLC’s typical timeline, it’s likely that season three will air either in the winter of 2021 or the first quarter of 2022, which could mean that the show is about to go into production (if it hasn’t already secretly started). The previous season aired from December 2020 to March 2021, so a similar-sized batch is expected for the third season.
There’s one slippery slope that could keep the ‘1000-lb Sisters’ off the air for even longer: the COVID-19 pandemic could delay production somewhat.
In fact, Tammy is recovering from COVID-19, and production will likely have to follow strict guidelines to protect the cast and crew from the disease.