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[07/01/10 - 11:45 AM]
NBC's Hit Weight-Loss Series "The Biggest Loser" Heading to 11 Cities to Find Season 11 Contestants
Individuals and teams of two who have at least 100 lbs. to lose are encouraged to apply for the said season, due in January of 2011.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC'S HIT WEIGHT-LOSS SERIES "THE BIGGEST LOSER" HEADING TO 11 CITIES TO FIND SEASON 11 CONTESTANTS

Auditions for Teams of Two and Individuals to be Held in Denver, Portland, Boston, Chicago, Omaha, Columbia, Dallas, Salt Lake City, Louisville, Phoenix and Pittsburgh

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - July 1, 2010 - NBC's popular reality series "The Biggest Loser" is launching an 11-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 premiere in January of 2011.

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).

JULY 17

DENVER
1STBANK Center
11450 Broomfield Lane
Broomfield, CO 80021
10 am - 6 pm

PORTLAND
Rose Quarter
One Center Court
Portland, OR 97227
10 am - 6 pm

JULY 24

BOSTON
Seaport Hotel
1 Seaport Lane
Boston, MA 02210
10 am - 6 pm

CHICAGO
NBC Tower
454 N. Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
10 am - 6 pm

OMAHA
Nebraska Furniture Mart
Mrs. B's Clearance Cente
r 7312 Jones Circle
Omaha, NE 68115
10 am - 6 pm

JULY 31

COLUMBIA
Colonial Life Arena
801 Lincoln Street
Columbia, SC 29208
10 am - 6 pm

DALLAS
TBA

SALT LAKE CITY
NBC Studios
55 North 300 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84180
10 am - 6 pm

AUGUST 7

LOUISVILLE
Kentucky International Convention Center
221 Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40202
10 am - 6 pm

PHOENIX
Metrocenter Mall
9878 N. Metro Pkwy E
Phoenix, AZ 85051
10 am - 6 pm

PITTSBURGH
Saddle Ridge in Station Square
7 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
10 am - 6 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 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"), Mark Koops ("Breakthrough With Tony Robbins," "Shear Genius") and Todd Lubin ("30 Days," "Nashville Star") serve as executive producers.





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· 30 DAYS (FX)
· 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)











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