Kirstie Alley’s Weight Loss Reality Show Gets Premiere Date

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Kirstie Alley is ready to shed some light — and pounds — on her life in her new reality show, officially announced by A&E Friday morning.

Kirstie Alley's Big Life premieres March 21 at 10 p.m. with back-to-back episodes, says the network in a statement.

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Says Alley, "This show has been cathartic for me…shown me who I really am…again… and it's really freaking funny."

Alley's fluctuating curves have been a hot topic. She famously dropped 75 pounds on Jenny Craig and flaunted her bathing suit body on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2006.

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But late last year, she returned to Winfrey's show to confess that she'd gained back 85 pounds, and weighed more than 200 pounds.

"It's humiliating," she told Winfrey. "The most painful thing for me is that I have all these people that I inspired and then I let them down."

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In addition to chronicling her weight loss battle on TV, the show will also feature her "producing a feature film, patenting multiple inventions, working hard to raise two normal Hollywood teenagers, True and Lillie [her adopted sons with ex Parker Stevenson], taking care of eight ringtail lemurs, and on top of everything, looking for love — nothing like a little pressure," according to the release.

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