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Season 1

Season 2

  • S02E01 Whitney's Back

    • September 9, 2015
    • TLC

  • S02E02 Pasta la Cista, Baby

    • September 9, 2015
    • TLC

  • S02E03 7th Inning Splits

    • September 16, 2015
    • TLC

  • S02E04 A Home of Her Own

    • September 16, 2015
    • TLC

  • S02E05 Design a Date

    • September 23, 2015
    • TLC

  • S02E06 5K Run

    • September 23, 2015
    • TLC

  • S02E07 Aloha 30

    • September 30, 2015
    • TLC

  • S02E08 Little Big Girl Dance Class

    • September 30, 2015
    • TLC

  • S02E09 First Day on the Job

    • October 7, 2015
    • TLC

  • S02E10 Fighting the Scale

    • October 7, 2015
    • TLC

  • S02E11 A Muse In The Nude

    • October 14, 2015
    • TLC

    Whitney models for Lennie in the nude as their relationship begins to blossom; Whitney pitches a bold idea to the Grasshoppers

  • S02E12 Not Your Mama's Cat Show

    • October 14, 2015
    • TLC

    Whitney and Babs enter Henchi in a cat show; the Big Girl Dance Class gets invited to perform at the Summer Showcase.

  • S02E13 No Body Shame

    • October 21, 2015
    • TLC

    Whitney creates a video for the No Body Shame campaign that she hopes will go viral. Meanwhile, Whitney announces which member of the Big Girl Dance Class will perform a solo at the Summer Showcase.

  • S02E14 Big Girls Summer Showcase

    • October 21, 2015
    • TLC

    A dress rehearsal goes awry when the Big Girl Dance Class get an opportunity to perform with experienced professionals.

  • S02E15 Burning Love

    • October 28, 2015
    • TLC

    Romantic dinner plans literally go up in smoke when Whitney starts a fire in the kitchen.

  • S02E16 Whitney Live: #NoBS

    • November 4, 2015
    • TLC

    Lisa Arch hosts a live event that features a dance party with the Big Girl Dance Class; and the results of a viewer poll to choose Whitney's tattoo.

  • S02E17 Working at the Car Wash

    • November 11, 2015
    • TLC

    A Big Girl car wash is held and could help Whitney fund a trip to the National Museum of Dance. Also: Whitney poses for an intimate photo shoot.

  • S02E18 Whitney's Ticking Clock

    • November 11, 2015
    • TLC

    Whitney babysits Tal's nephew and begins to think about her own fertility. Meanwhile, Whitney can only bring one guest to the Dancing Man party in Los Angeles, but she can't decide which friend to ask.

  • S02E19 Big Whit's Debut

    • November 11, 2015
    • TLC

    Glenn fears the worst when he gets the results of his blood test; Whitney is asked to be the on-field entertainment at a Grasshoppers game.

  • S02E20 Truth or Dare

    • November 18, 2015
    • TLC

    Whitney realizes the weight she's gained has limited her from becoming the dancer she once was; a game of truth or dare becomes twisted and scandalous.

  • S02E21 A Dance to Remember

    • November 18, 2015
    • TLC

    Whitney is still unsure of her routine for her performance at the National Museum of Dance, and an added surprise throws her for even more of a loop.

  • S02E22 Whitney Takes on LA

    • November 18, 2015
    • TLC

    Whitney goes to Los Angeles for an event to honor a man who was fat-shamed on the Internet but became an overnight sensation in the process. Later, Whitney comes home to bad news about her health.

  • S02E23 The Skinny: Season 2

    • November 25, 2015
    • TLC

    Filmed inside her home, Whitney welcomes TLC executive Mike Kane to discuss the ups, downs, hilarious moments and behind-the-scene secrets from season 2. Whitney’s family and friends also join in this one of a kind tell-all.

Season 3

  • S03E01 I Wanna Be Fat

    • June 8, 2016
    • TLC

    Whitney's excitement about her dance-a-thon takes a dark turn when she realizes that her body is not as healthy as she thinks; Buddy reveals his new girlfriend and Whitney doesn't know how to react.

  • S03E02 A Brush With Death

    • June 15, 2016
    • TLC

    Whitney's rushed to the hospital from the dance-a-thon, but even her doctor can't scare her into making a big change; a trip to the snow turns disastrous.

  • S03E03 Speechless

    • June 22, 2016
    • TLC

    Whitney takes a break from dancing after receiving grim news from a cardiologist, but soon learns that one of her fellow big girls is trying to hijack her class

  • S03E04 Losing At Love

    • June 29, 2016
    • TLC

    Whitney wants Lennie to move in with her, but a couples' game night foreshadows a reality that she hadn't considered; Whitney does poorly in an interview for a radio job.

  • S03E05 (Fat Girl) Spread Thin

    • July 6, 2016
    • TLC

  • S03E06 Cereal Stalker

    • July 13, 2016
    • TLC

    Whitney hangs out with transgender friend Mattie, only to find she's been withholding something; Whitney gives trainer Will excuses for her gym absences; Whitney stalks Lennie after he cuts off communication.

  • S03E07 Fat Jokes

    • July 20, 2016
    • TLC

    Between her parents' birthday party and Will's criticism of her diet, Whitney is feeling stressed; a comedian targets fat people while Whitney is working at the radio station.

  • S03E08 Flirting With Disaster

    • July 27, 2016
    • TLC

    Whitney gets a chance to make a dance DVD, but her reputation is at stake when her backup dancers fail; Will is fed up with Whitney's lack of commitment; Glenn threatens to get rid of Allister.

  • S03E09 Big Fat Breakup

    • August 3, 2016
    • TLC

    Despite her trainer leaving, Whitney must get her life together in time for the ballroom competition in Charlotte, N.C.; a surprise in Whitney's love catches everyone off guard.

  • S03E10 The Skinny, Pt. 1

    • August 10, 2016
    • TLC

    Whitney and the cast dish on the past season, from Whitney's feelings about the funeral intervention to her fight with Caitie; Lennie and Whitney meet for the first time since breaking up.

  • S03E11 The Skinny, Pt. 2

    • August 17, 2016
    • TLC

    Lennie and Whitney talk for the first time since breaking up; Whitney finally confesses her true feelings about Roy; sparks fly when Whitney confronts her nemesis, comedian Kerryn Feehan.

Season 4

  • S04E01 Knocked Up?

    • January 24, 2017
    • TLC

  • S04E02 Immaculate Misconception

    • January 31, 2017
    • TLC

  • S04E03 Baby Fat

    • February 7, 2017
    • TLC

  • S04E04 Judging Whitney

    • February 14, 2017
    • TLC

    Whitney's big festival performance leads to a cat fight with a rival dancer; Whitney's world gets rocked when Lennie shows up with a new woman; forced to get real with Roy, Whitney lays everything on the table hoping he returns her affections.

  • S04E05 How Low Can Whit Go?

    • February 21, 2017
    • TLC

    Whitney attends rival Jiya's dance class and her skills get tested; Jiya and her Trophy Wives step onto Whitney's turf, where Whitney serves up a surprise; Roy puts Whitney on the spot while on the air.

  • S04E06 I Kissed A Girl

    • February 28, 2017
    • TLC

    Whitney runs into a friend from high school and accepts an invite to go horseback riding, but by the time she realizes she's on a romantic date, there's no turning back; Babs plans a bombshell of a surprise for Glenn on their wedding anniversary.

  • S04E07 Whitney Calls In Backup

    • March 7, 2017
    • TLC

    With the dance battle looming, Whitney brings in cutthroat choreographer Jenzi to help with the routine, but the decision proves disastrous when she gives Whitney a dark ultimatum.

  • S04E08 Big Girl Dance Battle

    • March 14, 2017
    • TLC

    Whitney's Big Girls gear up for the most intense performance of their lives; the Trophy Wives come packing a secret weapon that has Whitney calling foul; when an injury plagues her star dancer, Whitney loses her mind.

  • S04E09 Whitney Gets A Date

    • March 21, 2017
    • TLC

    Whitney dives back into online dating, but a new type of suitor raises concern; Whitney and Buddy gear up for a fitness competition, but when they arrive, Will drops a bomb; Whitney sees the scorecards from the dance battle.

  • S04E10 Belly Up

    • March 28, 2017
    • TLC

    Whitney attends a belly dancing class with a judge from the dance battle, but then a harmless lesson turns into a public performance with a sword; online date Nathan divulges information that throws Whitney's world into a tailspin.

  • S04E11 Big Girl in the Big Apple

    • April 4, 2017
    • TLC

    Whitney tags along on Todd's New York trip to attend a dance workshop with The Fitness Marshall, but when she accepts an offer to be in a music video, he goes into an angry tirade and abandons her in Central Park.

  • S04E12 Toe to Toe

    • April 11, 2017
    • TLC

    With the dance battle rematch looming, Whitney's friends attempt to repair her relationship with Todd, but an untimely injury leads to an even bigger problem; Whitney learns that Babs has been rushed to the emergency room.

  • S04E13 Whitney Steps Up

    • April 18, 2017
    • TLC

    In the wake of Babs' stroke, the family struggles to hold it together; Whitney offers to help with Babs' recovery, but when she receives an unexpected offer, she must choose between her family and her dance career.

  • S04E14 The Skinny

    • April 25, 2017
    • TLC

    Whitney and cast look back on the most outrageous moments of the season; Whitney comes clean to Roy about her feelings, and a visit from Jiya makes things more tense; when host Shaun Robinson rubs Buddy the wrong way, he storms off the set.

Season 5

  • S05E01 Rescue Me

    • January 2, 2018
    • TLC

  • S05E02 Ghosted

    • January 9, 2018
    • TLC

  • S05E03 Big Fat Ambush

    • January 16, 2018
    • TLC

    Whitney finds an ally in Nada, Avi's other ex from Egypt, in an effort to move on from his infidelities, but they never imagined they'd come face-to-face with Avi, until a chance encounter leaves them shell-shocked.

  • S05E04 Buddy’s Missing

    • January 24, 2018
    • TLC

  • S05E05 Buddy's Big Secret

    • January 30, 2018
    • TLC

  • S05E06 We're Having A Baby

    • February 6, 2018
    • TLC

    Whitney helps Ashley induce labor, but when push comes to shove, the labor coach panics. Meanwhile, Piggy bites Babs; Glenn announces a Hawaiian surprise that no one saw coming; and Heather gets a shocking letter from Buddy.

  • S05E07 A Sobering Reality

    • February 13, 2018
    • TLC

    With the Hawaii trip fast approaching, Whitney prepares for the 5km. Whitney and Heather visit Buddy in rehab and he tells the life and death story of how he got there. Whitney invites Buddy to Hawaii.

  • S05E08 Aloha Buddy

    • February 20, 2018
    • TLC

    Buddy needs to find a sober coach in order to meet the gang in Hawaii. Meanwhile, Whitney feels betrayed when Glenn admits he wasn't truthful about a very important detail of the 5km race; and Babs gets jealous over Glenn's former girlfriend, Keiko.

  • S05E09 One K At A Time

    • February 27, 2018
    • TLC

  • S05E10 Who's Your Buddy?

    • March 6, 2018
    • TLC

  • S05E11 Buddy's Next Move

    • March 13, 2018
    • TLC

    With treatment coming to an end, Buddy must decide between Whitney's house and a sober living facility in Charleston; Whitney tries to convince Buddy to give Heather closure; and the Thore family receives devastating news.

  • S05E12 My Big Fat Baby

    • March 20, 2018
    • TLC

  • S05E13 The Skinny

    • March 27, 2018
    • TLC

Season 6

  • S06E01 Single, Fat And Crazy

    • January 1, 2019
    • TLC

  • S06E02 If Heather Finds Out ...

    • January 8, 2019
    • TLC

    Whitney learns a shocking family secret; Whitney gets life-changing information from a fertility doctor; Whitney has to hide Buddy's visit from Heather; Todd agrees to take BGDC on tour; and when Buddy disappears, Whitney and Tal fear the worst.

  • S06E03 Old Habits Die Hard

    • January 15, 2019
    • TLC

    Whitney plans the BGDC tour. Buddy shares disturbing feelings with potentially deadly consequences. Babs is taken on a surprise trip. Whitney is forced to confront Buddy after finding drugs. Heather is devastated when Whitney's secret is revealed.

  • S06E04 Big Girl, Little Bus

    • January 22, 2019
    • TLC

    Whitney invites Buddy on the road; the BGDC Pittsburgh class is overbooked in a cramped venue, jeopardizing the tour; Buddy's back pain flares, threatening his sobriety; after a rough night, Buddy is missing and Whitney is forced to leave him behind.

  • S06E05 Buddy's New Girl

    • January 29, 2019
    • TLC

    Buddy goes missing in Columbus and Whitney threatens to cancel class; with the biggest city on the BGDC tour still looming, Whitney suspects sabotage when Todd messes up the choreography; Whitney is conflicted over meeting Buddy's new girlfriend.

  • S06E06 Fat Hating is Real

    • February 5, 2019
    • TLC

    Buddy brings his new girlfriend to Greensboro but struggles to find them a place to live. Whitney is shocked when Todd quits BGDC. Babs and Glenn set Whitney up on a blind date. Whitney is fat shamed when the RV is vandalized in front of her home.

  • S06E07 Big Girls Don't Cry

    • February 12, 2019
    • TLC

    After an impossible rock wall climb, Whitney is forced to rethink her Alaskan adventure; tensions finally boil over when Todd gives Whitney a mouthful for spreading lies about him quitting BGDC; and Buddy worries that his new girlfriend will leave.

  • S06E08 Obsessive Habits

    • February 19, 2019
    • TLC

    Whitney prepares for Alaska with a treacherous mountain hike; after receiving an offer to teach dance in New York, Whitney tries to bury the hatchet with Todd; and Buddy and Chelsea's odd behavior leads Whitney to believe there's trouble in paradise.

  • S06E09 Hiking and Biking and Bears, Oh My!

    • February 26, 2019
    • TLC

    Whitney and her friends arrive in Alaska for the much anticipated Whit-a-thon; Tal injures himself performing for an exotic dancer that Whitney hires to help Heather get over Buddy; Buddy calls with shocking news that he and Chelsea broke up.

  • S06E10 Where's Buddy Sleeping

    • March 5, 2019
    • TLC

  • S06E11 A Stormy Affair

    • March 12, 2019
    • TLC

  • S06E12 Whitney and Buddy Get Serious

    • March 19, 2019
    • TLC

    Whitney teaches three back-to-back dance classes at the biggest event of her career in NYC. Much to Whitney's dismay, Buddy decides to move back to DC to pursue stand-up comedy. Whitney and Buddy's chemistry flares when they share a passionate kiss.

  • S06E13 Game Night

    • March 26, 2019
    • TLC

    Kym Whitley hosts Whitney and her friends and family for a post-season game night. The contestants face off to see who knows the most, from Whitney's adoption drama to Buddy and Whitney's steamy kiss, and nothing is off limits.

Season 7

  • S07E01 A Tale of Two Whitneys

    • January 7, 2020
    • TLC

    Uncomfortable after her kiss with Buddy, Whitney creates a new business and a new life in Charlotte. When Whitney accepts a date with another man, will it create a love triangle? And tension between Buddy and Tal forces Whitney into a tough decision.

  • S07E02 Whit's New Man

    • January 14, 2020
    • TLC

    Whitney hunts for a permanent home in Charlotte. A health scare for Babs causes Whitney to take drastic measures. Meanwhile, sparks fly on Whitney and Chase's first date.

  • S07E03 Big Fat Moves

    • January 21, 2020
    • TLC

    Whitney finally packs up and moves to Charlotte, forcing Buddy to find a new place to live. Chase asks Whitney to be his girlfriend, which may warn Buddy off. Meanwhile, Whitney teams up with Jessica for a fitness competition from hell.

  • S07E04 Friends with Benefits

    • January 28, 2020
    • TLC

    Whitney's Greensboro friends come to Charlotte for a fun-filled weekend. But things get tense when Heather discovers that Buddy's been staying with Whitney. And when Ryan crashes their party, Heather welcomes him with a very friendly kiss.

  • S07E05 Work on the Jerk

    • February 4, 2020
    • TLC

    Whitney warns Ryan and Heather not to date; as Whitney quits BGDC to focus on her new business, a whitewater rafting challenge causes embarrassment.

  • S07E06 Whitney Meets the Parents

    • February 11, 2020
    • TLC

    Chase takes Whitney home to meet his family, but she fears they won't accept her; the couple fights when she wants to leave early for Buddy's show.

  • S07E07 Drinking Buddy

    • February 18, 2020
    • TLC

    Whitney worries for her parents' safety after her father falls down the stairs; Buddy discovers he must make amends to Whitney for his recovery; Ryan and Chase throw Whitney a party.

  • S07E08 Super Heavyweight Ladies

    • February 25, 2020
    • TLC

    Whitney trains for the state championships with a new weightlifting coach; Whitney wants to tell Chase she loves him; Babs and Glenn host a formal dinner to meet Chase.

  • S07E09 Amends Between Friends

    • March 3, 2020
    • TLC

    Ryan surprises Whitney with a business proposition; Buddy prepares to make amends with Whitney, but might not be prepared for what she has to say.

  • S07E10 Worth The Weight

    • March 10, 2020
    • TLC

    Whitney and Todd hatch a business plan; Ryan's reaction threatens to derail their trip to Paris and Whitney's performance at the Weightlifting Championships.

  • S07E11 A Fat Girl in Paris

    • March 17, 2020
    • TLC

    The gang arrive in Paris, but Whitney worries that her and Ryan will clash. Then, Whitney wants to discuss her future with Chase, but his reaction is crushing.

  • S07E12 A Big Fat Proposal

    • March 24, 2020
    • TLC

  • S07E13 Engagement Party

    • March 24, 2020
    • TLC

Season 8

  • S08E01 Wedding Bells are Ringing

    • November 10, 2020

  • S08E02 Whitney's Long-Distance Relationship

    • November 17, 2020

  • S08E03 Slipping Through My Fingers

    • November 24, 2020

  • S08E04 Safer at Home

    • December 1, 2020

  • S08E05 My Big Fat Broken Heart

    • December 8, 2020

  • S08E06 Whitney Confronts Chase

    • December 15, 2020

  • S08E07 Sex, Lies and Sandwiches

    • December 22, 2020
    • TLC

    After a close encounter with an ex-boyfriend, Whitney wonders if she's ready to move on from Chase. She escapes quarantine for a fun weekend friends' trip.

  • S08E08 Sink or Swim

    • December 29, 2020
    • TLC

    During a weekend trip to the lake, Whitney and Ryan clash as her friends beg her to ditch him and move back to Greensboro. When Buddy's new girlfriend crashes the party, Whitney worries about losing her "quarantine husband" to another woman.

  • S08E09 The Buddy System

    • January 5, 2021
    • TLC

    TBD

  • S08E10 A Big Fat Ultimatum

    • January 12, 2021
    • TLC

  • S08E11 Weight-Loss Surgery

    • January 19, 2021
    • TLC

    While Whitney is undecided about where to live, the Greensboro crew hatches a plan to lure her back home and away from Ryan--for good. With the fate of the business in jeopardy and her love life in ruins, Whitney faces some tough decisions.

  • S08E12 Whitney Gets Her Groove Back

    • January 26, 2021
    • TLC

    In an attempt to rebuild their shaky relationship, Ryan invites Whitney and her friends to Asheville for a weekend getaway; Whitney consults a doctor about moving forward with weight-loss surgery.

  • S08E13 Big Fat Brawl

    • February 2, 2021
    • TLC

    During a weekend trip to Asheville, all eyes are on Ryan for possible sabotage, but no one is expecting Whitney and Buddy to lash out at each other. Then, when Whitney tests her stamina on a treacherous waterfall hike, will she push herself too hard?

  • S08E14 Big Fat Baby News

    • February 9, 2021
    • TLC

  • S08E15 The Skinny

    • February 16, 2021
    • TLC

Season 9

  • S09E01 Big Fat French Crush

    • August 17, 2021
    • PBS

  • S09E02 From Tutor to Suitor

    • August 24, 2021
    • PBS

  • S09E03 Will You Be My Surrogate?

    • August 31, 2021
    • PBS

  • S09E04 Vaxed and Waxed

    • September 7, 2021
    • PBS

    Whitney and Ashley head to Georgia for a big girls' retreat; with international travel restrictions relaxing, Whitney wonders if her virtual relationship will finally become a reality or if her French man will say au revoir.

  • S09E05 Retreat Yourself

    • September 14, 2021
    • PBS

    Whitney and her friends begin to doubt the French man's intentions after a revelation at the big girls' retreat forces her to acknowledge the similarities between him and a man in her past; she must decide if she will give him a chance or not.

  • S09E06 Crappy Birthday to You

    • September 21, 2021
    • PBS

    Whitney and Todd's birthday celebration turns into a total disaster; Whitney finally confronts the French man about where their relationship is heading, but she may not be prepared for what he has to say.

  • S09E07 Chase'n the Frenchman

    • September 28, 2021
    • PBS

    Ashley claps back at Whitney after she's fired from No BS Active; while Whitney struggles with the side effects of her fertility drugs, the French man continues to ghost her; Whitney meets up with Chase.

  • S09E08 A Big Fat Disappointment

    • October 6, 2021
    • PBS

    While on a painful break with the French man, Whitney grapples with her own jealousy after hearing Chase's happy news. The French man finally reaches out, but he may decide his privacy is more important than a romance with her.

  • S09E09 Fat Lips

    • October 13, 2021
    • PBS

  • S09E10 Maine Reason for Tension

    • October 20, 2021
    • PBS

    After the French man stands Whitney up on the trip to Maine, she is forced to defend her online relationship to her family and friends. Whitney wonders, however, if he truly is everything he says he is, or if her love life has taken another hit.

  • S09E11 Late, Toothless and High

    • October 26, 2021
    • PBS

    While her friends and family enjoy their trip to Maine, Whitney agonizes over whether the French man will be allowed into the U.S.; after a painful medical emergency, Whitney makes a decision that has the others worried she's headed for heartache.

  • S09E12 Bon Voyage, Whitney

    • November 2, 2021
    • PBS

    Whitney has a one-way ticket to Paris and is ready to meet her French man; when Whitney prioritizes love over her business, it may cause friction between her and Jessica; Whitney wonders whether her loved ones support her or expect the worst.

Additional Specials

  • SPECIAL 0x1 Whitney Weighs In

    • September 9, 2015

    Whitney shares never-before-seen moments from the show.