Kirstie Alley's Big Life is an American semi-scripted reality television series that follows actress Kirstie Alley as she tries to lose weight and promote her new weight loss program, while trying to raise two normal teenagers in the Hollywood spotlight.
The series premiered in the USA on A&E on 21 March, 2010. It was cancelled after one season but was picked up by Lifetime for a second.
Kirstie Alley's Big Life premiered in South Africa on M-Net on Sunday 14 November 2010, at 17h00. Double episodes broadcast back-to-back, weekly. There are 12 half-hour episodes in the first season.
Kirstie Alley's Big Life chronicles the extraordinary life of Golden Globe and two-time Emmy winner Kirstie Alley from her journey with her weight loss program to her life as a single mother trying to raise two normal teenagers in the Hollywood spotlight.
Many people remember Kirstie as a Romulan-Vulcan officer in Star Trek II, a sexy Emmy-winner as Rebecca Howe in Cheers, the star of blockbuster films Look Who's Talking and Drop Dead Gorgeous and of course, for her star turns in Veronica's Closet and Fat Actress.
For three decades Kirstie has been making headlines and staying in the forefront of the American conscience. Now, she's granting her fans unprecedented access inside her life...and what a life it is.
The series also chronicles Kirstie's comedic and unique take on her battle with weight loss, which coincides with the launch of her new weight loss company.
She's also producing a feature film, patenting multiple inventions, working hard to raise two normal Hollywood teenagers, True and Lillie, taking care of her many animals, and on top of everything, looking for love...nothing like a little pressure.