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BIGGEST LOSER, THE
Air Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on NBC
Episode Title: (#1512-120) "EPISODE 1512"
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"THE BIGGEST LOSER"

"1512"

01/14/2014 (08:00PM - 10:00PM) (Tuesday) : CONTESTANTS TRAIN LIKE ATHLETES AT UTAH OLYMPIC PARK AND MEET OLYMPIANS APOLO OHNO, LOLO JONES AND MORE -- The contestants are off on the adventure of a lifetime, headed to Utah Olympic Park in Park City, Utah, where they'll train like champions and get to meet some incredible Olympic athletes. Dolvett introduces the players to Olympic gold medalist Apolo Ohno, who talks about his own "Second Chance" - this season's theme - and works out with the contestants inside the spectacular Olympic Oval arena. Then the contestants get to compete in the sport of curling, after an introduction to USA Curling team members Jessica Schultz, Debbie McCormick and Anne Swisshelm. The fun continues at the base of the bobsled track, where words of motivation from USA Bobsled Team members Lolo Jones and Jazmine Fenlator get the remaining seven players fired up about the fast-paced sport. But for this week's challenge, they won't be racing down the track. Instead, they will be running more than a mile up the bobsled track, a challenge made far more difficult by the elevation of over 7,000 feet. Also this week, Bob designs an Olympic-inspired workout that puts all the players to the test, and Jillian tries to help a contestant still struggling to embrace her self-worth. Travelling and being away from the ranch environment leaves many contestants worried about their weight loss this week. Those fears intensify at the weigh-in, where surprising results push two players below the yellow line and the other contestants must decide which player is going home. TV-PG L

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BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/19/04 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2014)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
16 (??? episodes)
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DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, August 2014) Twenty former athletes, including NFL players and Olympic gold medalists, will aim to change their lives on the upcoming season of NBC's hit franchise "The Biggest Loser: Glory Days," premiering Thursday, Sept. 11 (8-9 p.m. ET). The contestants will work with new trainers Jessie Pavelka and Jennifer Widerstrom, as well as veteran trainers Dolvett Quince and Bob Harper. Alison Sweeney will return as host. The contestants are led by former NFL players Scott Mitchell (12 seasons in the NFL) and Damien Woody (two-time Super Bowl champion with the New England Patriots), as well as Olympic gold medalist and former professional tennis star Zina Garrison. Other contestants striving for weight loss include former WNBA standout Vanessa Hayden, three-time Olympic gold medal softball player Lori Harrigan-Mack, and a mix of former college and high school sports standouts. Season 16 of "The Biggest Loser" will also feature trainer Bob Harper in an exciting new role, giving contestants a second chance at life on the show. Just when the eliminated contestant each week thinks they are headed home, they will actually be whisked away to a secret location called "Comeback Canyon." There they will be trained by Harper, competing at a separate secret weekly weigh-in for the chance to return to the competition and a shot at "The Biggest Loser" title and $250,000 grand prize.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alison Sweeney as Host
· Bob Harper as Trainer
· Dolvett Quince as Trainer
· Jennifer Widerstrom as Trainer
· Jessie Pavelka as Trainer
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Anna Kournikova as Trainer
· Brett Hoebel as Trainer
· Cara Castronuova as Trainer
· Caroline Rhea as Host
· Jillian Michaels as Trainer
· Kim Lyons as Trainer
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alex Katz as EP
· Ben Silverman as EP
· Dave Broome as EP
· Eden Gaha as EP
· J.D. Roth as EP
· Joel Relampagos as EP
· Paul Franklin as EP
· Todd A. Nelson as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 25/7 Productions
· Shine America