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Series exploring the lengths men are going to in the pursuit of physical perfection. With chiselled flesh and perfect grooming the norm, now it's men feeling the pressure to look great.

About the Show

Series exploring the lengths men are going to in the pursuit of physical perfection. With chiselled flesh and perfect grooming the norm, now it's men feeling the pressure to look great.

Series 1 Summary

Each week, Extreme Male Beauty follows Tim Shaw as he tries to transform himself from self-hating slob into a man who takes pride in his appearance.

From his face to his pecs, his teeth to his wardrobe, Tim will be transformed by a team of cosmetic gurus that includes renowned plastic surgeon Vik Vijh, men's stylist Tom Stubbs and celebrity dentist James Russell.

  • Tim Shaw

    Episode 1

    Tim begins his quest to transform himself from superslob to superman in just eight weeks. The 35-year-old journalist, husband and father of two is 6 foot 5 and weighs 14 stone 7 pounds, and describes himself as a 'skinny fat bloke' with a beer belly, hairy back, man boobs and 'an obsession with the size of my knob'.

    First, Tim focuses on his chest as he tries to turn his man boobs into the sort of pecs you see on the poster boys. Along the way, he meets men who take their desire to get bigger and buffer to frightening extremes - including steroid abuse and surgery.

    Tim also hears locker room tales; anything from moobs to shaving your privates.

  • Tim Shaw

    Episode 2

    Having spent two weeks attempting to increase the size of his pecs, journalist and skinny bloke Tim Shaw now wants a bigger penis. He also meets Edward Evans who has lost 17 stone.

  • Extreme Male Beauty

    Episode 3

    Thirty-five year-old journalist Tim Shaw's quest for the perfect body continues. In this programme he investigates the holy grail of the male physique: the perfect six pack.

  • Tim Shaw

    Episode 4

    Tim Shaw has reached the final stage of his attempt to transform from superslob to Superman, and he's now spending two weeks perfecting his pores before revealing his new look.

Extreme Male Beauty synopsis

Series exploring the lengths men are going to in the pursuit of physical perfection. With chiselled flesh and perfect grooming the norm, now it's men feeling the pressure to look great.

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