or


[02/18/10 - 10:28 AM]
NBC's Hit Weight-Loss Series "The Biggest Loser" Launching Nationwide, 15-City Search for New Contestants
Season 10 auditions kick off Saturday, March 6 in Chicago, Tampa and Washington, D.C.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC'S HIT WEIGHT-LOSS SERIES "THE BIGGEST LOSER" LAUNCHING NATIONWIDE, 15-CITY SEARCH FOR NEW CONTESTANTS

Season Ten Auditions For Individuals and Teams of Two to be Held in Chicago, Tampa, Washington, D.C., Boston, Detroit, Nashville, New York City, Albuquerque, Oklahoma City, Salt Lake City, Dallas, New Orleans, Phoenix, Portland and Los Angeles

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - February 18, 2010 - NBC's popular reality series "The Biggest Loser" is launching a 15-city cross-country search to find new contestants for the next edition of the hit show. Individuals and teams of two who have at least 100 lbs. to lose are encouraged to apply for the new season, which will air in the fall of 2010.

Casting producers are looking for outgoing and charismatic individuals and teams of two who have the personality, desire and competitive edge to vie for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to lose weight, change their lives forever and compete for a grand prize of $250,000. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and legal residents of the United States.

While they will try to see everyone, "The Biggest Loser" casting teams will do their best to see the first 500 people in line. People will not be allowed to line up prior to three hours before the start of the open call. Candidates should bring a non-returnable photo of themselves (and their partners if applying as a team).

SATURDAY, MARCH 6

CHICAGO
NBC TOWER
454 N. COLUMBUS DRIVE
CHICAGO, IL 60611
10 AM - 6 PM

TAMPA
HARD ROCK HOTEL AND CASINO
5223 N. ORIENT ROAD
TAMPA, FL 33610
10 AM - 6 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C.
WALTER E. WASHINGTON CONVENTION CENTER
801 MT. VERNON PLACE NW (LEVEL 3, ROOM 209)
WASHINGTON, DC 20001
10AM-6PM

SUNDAY, MARCH 7

BOSTON
SEAPORT WORLD TRADE CENTER
200 SEAPORT BLVD.
BOSTON, MA 02210
**THE SEAPORT HOTEL IS OFFERING A SPECIAL RATE AND FRONT OF THE LINE PASS TO THE FIRST 25 PEOPLE WHO BOOK A ROOM (ONE PASS PER ROOM)
10AM-6PM

SATURDAY, MARCH 13

DETROIT
GARDNER WHITE FURNITURE
45300 HAYES ROAD
MACOMB, MI 48044
10 AM - 6 PM

NASHVILLE
DAVE AND BUSTERS
540 OPRY MILLS DRIVE
NASHVILLE, TN 37214
10AM-6PM

NEW YORK CITY
NBC EXPERIENCE STORE
30 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA
NEW YORK CITY, NY 10112
10 AM - 6 PM

ALBUQUERQUE
SANDIA RESORT AND CASINO
30 RAINBOW ROAD NE
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87113
10 AM - 6 PM

SATURDAY, MARCH 20
OKLAHOMA CITY
COCA COLA EVENTS CENTER
425 E. CALIFORNIA
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73104
10 AM - 6 PM

SALT LAKE CITY
NBC STUDIOS
55 NORTH 300 WEST
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84180
10 AM - 5 PM

DALLAS
METHODIST DALLAS MEDICAL CENTER - HITT AUDITORIUM
221 W. COLORADO (AT BISHOP AVENUE)
DALLAS, TX 75208
10 AM - 6 PM

NEW ORLEANS
RIVERWALK MARKETPLACE
1 POYDRAS ST. (2ND LEVEL)
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130
10 AM - 6 PM

SATURDAY, MARCH 27

PHOENIX
SUPERSTITION SPRINGS CENTER
6555 E. SOUTHERN AVENUE
MESA, AZ 85206
10 AM - 6 PM

SUNDAY, MARCH 28

PORTLAND
OREGON CONVENTION CENTER
777 NE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BLVD. (ROOMS D139 & D140)
PORTLAND, OR 97232
10 AM - 6 PM

SATURDAY, APRIL 3

LOS ANGELES
CITADEL OUTLETS
100 CITADEL DRIVE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90040
9 AM - 2 PM

For those who are unable to attend a casting call, information on how to apply to the show and submit a videotape is available on www.nbc.com/casting and www.thebiggestlosercasting.com.

Alison Sweeney ("Days of our Lives") is the host of "The Biggest Loser," which challenges and encourages overweight contestants to shed pounds in a safe and recommended manner through comprehensive diet and exercise as they compete for a grand prize of $250,000. The unscripted and life-altering series gathers contestants from across the country to face real-life temptations, while being provided with approved weight-loss skills and resources in an effort to help them transform their bodies, health -- and ultimately -- their lives. Contestants work out under the supervision of professional trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels.

"The Biggest Loser" is a production of Reveille LLC, 25/7 Productions and 3Ball Productions. Ben Silverman (NBC's "The Office," "Ugly Betty"), Dave Broome ("A Model Life with Petra Nemcova," "Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope"), JD Roth ("Age of Love," "Beauty and the Geek"), Todd A. Nelson ("Unan1mous," "Beauty and the Geek") and Mark Koops ("Breakthrough With Tony Robbins," "Shear Genius") serve as executive producers.





  [february 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· AGE OF LOVE (NBC)
· BEAUTY AND THE GEEK (CW)
· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· BREAKTHROUGH WITH TONY ROBBINS (NBC)
· MODEL LIFE WITH PETRA NEMCOVA, A (TLC)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· SHEAR GENIUS (BRAVO)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)
· UNAN1MOUS (FOX)





[01/23/17 - 10:02 AM]
Season Two of OWN's Popular Drama Series "Greenleaf" Premieres Wednesday, March 15
The first eight episodes of the new season will debut on Wednesday, March 15 with the remaining eight due this summer.

[01/23/17 - 10:02 AM]
Freeform's February Funday Event Airs February 18 - 19
Freeform's Funday weekend features a horde of heroes from beloved Disney movies, including the premiere of Disney's "Big Hero 6."

[01/23/17 - 10:01 AM]
Freeform's Valentine's Day Weekend Programming Event Airs February 11 - 12
Highlights include the premiere of "What's Your Number?" and a special edition airing of "The Notebook."

[01/23/17 - 10:00 AM]
Jenny Ramirez Joins Turner as Vice President of Unscripted Programming for TBS & TNT
Ramirez joins TBS & TNT from Irwin Entertainment, where she served as both senior vice president of development and co-executive producer for the company's robust slate of NBC specials.

[01/23/17 - 09:54 AM]
"Teachers" Reaches Series Highs and Has Its Most-Watched Episode Ever
TV Land further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 17.

[01/23/17 - 09:51 AM]
Video: Two New Promos for "FEUD: Bette and Joan," FX's New Anthology Series from Ryan Murphy
Catch the series premiere Sunday, March 5 on the cable channel.

[01/23/17 - 09:36 AM]
HGTV Renews "Desert Flippers" for a Second Season
The 10-episode season is set to premiere in June 2017.

[01/23/17 - 09:01 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns in February with Back-to-Back Shows
On February 11, Alec Baldwin will return for his record-breaking 17th time as host.

[01/23/17 - 08:39 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: AFC Championship Sparks Big Numbers for CBS
The Eye easily wins the night in all categories.

[01/23/17 - 08:21 AM]
Groundhog Day and Punxsutawney Phil Come to Animal Planet on February 2
"As Groundhog Day is the only national holiday dedicated to an animal, we at Animal Planet are proud to give Punxsutawney Phil and the Inner Circle a television home," said Patrice Andrews.

[01/23/17 - 07:23 AM]
Investigation Discovery Renews Hit Forensic Series "The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead" for a Second Season Featuring Graham Hetrick
Season two is slated to premiere in summer 2017 with 10 episodes each featuring one compelling homicide case pulled directly from Hetrick's personal files.

[01/23/17 - 06:49 AM]
NBC News Celebrates Tom Brokaw's 50th Anniversary at the Network with All-Star Primetime Special
The two-hour special features his most memorable highlights and famous interviews from the start of his career reporting on Ronald Reagan's first run for office to his most recent coverage of the 2016 presidential election.

[01/22/17 - 08:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Tips Off ABC Victory in Demos
The Alphabet leads the night in adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[01/22/17 - 08:24 AM]
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC": Season Two Debut Is Highest-Rated Non-Christmas NBA Game of the Season Across ABC and ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, January 21.

[01/22/17 - 08:17 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," with Host Aziz Ansari and Musical Guest Big Sean, Scores the Show's Top Overnights Since Nov. 12
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 21.