Obesity is the reality show world's cause du jour since overweight people, it seems, make for good TV. We've already had NBC's Biggest Loser, TLC's Honey We're Killing the Kids! and Big Medicine, and VH1's Celebrity Fit Club. Coming later this summer is ABC's Fat March, in which contestants lose weight by walking hundreds of miles along the East Coast.
And now this: Shaq's Big Challenge, in which Miami Heat basketball superstar Shaquille O'Neal sets out to save American youths from eating themselves into oblivion.
On TV Shaq's Big Challenge premieres at 9 tonight on WMAR (Channel 2).