The Biggest Loser 3 debuts tonight on NBC; Matt and Suzy get married

The third season of The Biggest Loser debuts tonight on NBC at 8 p.m. ET.

The two-hour debut will introduce the show’s new trainer, Kim, and the gigantic 50-person cast. While 36 of them will go home soon, they’ll continue to compete at home, and two will return to the game eventually.

At least one twist from this season has already been revealed. As a result of one company’s desperate need for attention, they issued a press release detailing the specifics of this challenge, which is a version of something the show has done in the past, just on a larger scale. So to speak.

Meanwhile, the couple that met last season, Suzy Preston and Matt Hoover, “were married Tuesday in Jamaica,” People magazine reports. “Only immediate family attended the intimate beachside ceremony, which occurred at 3 p.m. Jamaica time. Preston’s sister Sandy was maid of honor, and Hoover’s brother Timmy served as best man.” They got engaged last spring on The Today Show.

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Biggest Loser’s Matt and Suzy Get Married [People]

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