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[12/06/05 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Universal and Lions Gate Home Entertainment Release All-New Workout DVD Based on TV's Hit Weight-Loss Reality Show "The Biggest Loser"

[via press release from Universal Studios Home Entertainment]

NBC UNIVERSAL AND LIONS GATE HOME ENTERTAINMENT RELEASE ALL-NEW WORKOUT DVD BASED ON TV'S HIT WEIGHT-LOSS REALITY SHOW "THE BIGGEST LOSER"

NBC UNIVERSAL AND LIONS GATE HOME ENTERTAINMENT RELEASE ALL-NEW WORKOUT DVD BASED ON TV'S HIT WEIGHT-LOSS REALITY SHOW "THE BIGGEST LOSER"

Featuring Trainer, Bob Harper And Contestants From Season One And Two

Sold Exclusively at www. Nbcuniversalstore.com Until December 20th

Los Angeles, December 6, 2005 ? NBC Universal teams up with one of the leaders in the fitness video industry, Lions Gate Home Entertainment, to bring the training tips and workout regimens of NBC's, "The Biggest Loser," to viewers in an all-new workout DVD. "The Biggest Loser: The Workout Volume One" will help shed off excess pounds like the show's successful contestants through the holidays and into the New Year. Now fans of the hit weight-loss reality show can learn how to drop the pounds like their favorite contestants and in the convenience of their own home with six different fun workouts enabling viewers to customize their own workout.

Celebrity trainer, Bob Harper, will use the tips and workouts that have helped change the lives of the show's contestants and his celebrity clients alike. In addition, the familiar faces of contestants from season one and two will make working out enjoyable and motivating, as viewers of the show have learned the stories behind each contestant and watched each of them overcome their struggle. "The Biggest Loser: The Workout Volume One" also features inspirational stories and support from the cast. Season one contestants who Harper will train include 29-year old pharmaceutical sales rep Andrea Baptiste and 40-year old finalist Gary Deckmen. The season two contestants are Andrea Overstreet (28), Suzy Preston (28), Matt Hoover (28) and Seth Word (24).

"There is a high demand from fans for a product that will help them implement the tips of 'The Biggest Loser' into their everyday lives," says Kim Niemi, Senior Vice President, Video, Music and Product Development, NBC Universal Television Distribution. "With the expertise of Lions Gate Home Entertainment in the fitness video industry, we are excited to be teaming up with them to bring this practical product to viewers to equip them with a fun and exciting weight-loss tool."

"The Biggest Loser: The Workout Volume One" is priced at $14.98 and is available exclusively at NBC's online store at www.nbcuniversalstore.com until Tuesday, December 20th and then available at retailers thereafter.

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"The Biggest Loser" Show Synopsis
The first reality series in which everybody "loses," "The Biggest Loser" challenges and encourages overweight participants to undergo radical physical makeovers, without any kind of surgery, in a safe and recommended manner through comprehensive diet and exercise as they complete for a grand prize of $250,000. The series has become a worldwide hit airing in over 35 territories and 15 countries. It has also produced a New York Times best-selling book and a burgeoning online lifestyle club http://www.biggestloserclub.com.

"The Biggest Loser" is a production of Reveille LLC, 25/7 Productions, 3 Ball Productions and NBC Universal Television Studio. Ben Silverman (NBC's "The Office," "Nashville Star"), Dave Broome ("Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope," "Radio Music Awards"), JD Roth ("For Love or Money," "Beauty and the Geek"), John Foy ("For Love or Money," "Endurance") and Todd A. Nelson ("For Love or Money," "Endurance") are the executive producers. Mark Koops ("Blow Out", "The Restaurant") serves as Co-Executive Producer.

Technical Information
DVD
Street Date: 12/20/2005
Pre-Order Date: 11/22/2005
Copyright: 2005 NBC Universal, Inc. The Biggest LoserTM and NBC Studios, Inc., and Reveille LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Price: $14.98 SRP
Genre: Fitness
Closed Captioned: Yes
Spanish Availability: No
Format: Full Screen
DVD Running Time: 100 minutes
DVD Audio Status: English 2.0 Digital
DVD Special Features: Customize Your Workout (six options), Meet the Cast, Suzy's inspirational story, Matt's Inspirational Story, Music-Only Option.

About NBC Universal
NBC Universal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80% owned by General Electric, with the remaining 20% controlled by Vivendi Universal.

About Lions Gate Home Entertainment
Lions Gate is the premier independent producer and distributor of motion pictures, television programming, home entertainment, family entertainment and video-on-demand content. Its prestigious and prolific library is one of the largest in the entertainment industry. The Lions Gate brand name is synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world.





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· BEAUTY AND THE GEEK (CW)
· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· BLOW OUT (BRAVO)
· FOR LOVE OR MONEY (NBC)
· NASHVILLE STAR (NBC)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· RESTAURANT, THE (NBC)





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