A review of USA Network’s rebooted Biggest Loser, plus interviews with researchers and the show’s talent about its approach to weight loss.
A weight-loss competition series, which aired 17 seasons on NBC before moving to USA Network. Both shows reward the person who's lost the biggest percentage of their body weight.
The show will still be a competition, but USA says it’ll focus on “wellness” instead of weight loss—the same change Weight Watchers made last fall.
Poppi Kramer, a comedian and actor and the winner of The Biggest Loser season three’s at-home competition, died at age 46, according to friends and colleagues.
Reviews of the new Biggest Loser on NBC, ABC’s My Diet is Better Than Yours, and A&E’s Fit to Fat to Fit.
Survivor Borneo winner Richard Hatch is one of the cast members of NBC’s The Biggest Loser: Temptation Nation, which has changed a lot for season 17.
The Biggest Loser‘s longest-serving trainer, Bob Harper, will become the show’s host for season 17, and the NBC reality competition’s newest trainer will leave the show, as the aging show shifts around its parts to see what sticks. When the show returns, probably next year, Bob Harper will replace Alison Sweeney and host the show. …
Alison Sweeney, who has hosted of NBC’s The Biggest Loser since season four, is leaving the show after eight years of watching that fake scale. (Sweeney replaced Caroline Rhea, who hosted seasons one to three.) NBC’s brief statement, delivered via its tabloid newsmagazine Access Hollywood, said only: “After an incredible run together, Alison Sweeney will …