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[05/31/12 - 10:17 AM]
NBC's Hit Weight-Loss Series "The Biggest Loser" Launching Nationwide, 13-City Search for New Contestants
Among the stops: Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, Detroit, Kansas City, Phoenix, Philadelphia, Raleigh, Salt Lake City, Cleveland, Dallas and San Diego.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC'S HIT WEIGHT-LOSS SERIES "THE BIGGEST LOSER" LAUNCHING NATIONWIDE, 13-CITY SEARCH FOR NEW CONTESTANTS

Season 14 Auditions for Individuals to be Held in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, Detroit, Kansas City, Phoenix, Philadelphia, Raleigh, Salt Lake City, Cleveland, Dallas and San Diego

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 31, 2012 - NBC's popular reality series "The Biggest Loser" is launching a 13-city cross-country search to find new contestants for the next edition of the hit show. Individuals who have at least 85 lbs. to lose are encouraged to apply for the new season, which will air in January 2013.

Casting producers are looking for charismatic individuals who have the desire to change their lives forever and vie for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to lose weight 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. 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.

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.

SATURDAY, JUNE 16

LOS ANGELES
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Boys and Girls Club
2232 Lincoln Blvd
Venice, CA 90291

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

ATLANTA
10 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Kennesaw State University
Convocation Center, Building 2
1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw, GA 30144
*Follow signs to the casting call

CHICAGO
10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Chicago Home Fitness
1205 Butterfield Road
Downers Grove, IL 60515

MIAMI
10 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Planet Fitness
850 Ives Dairy Road
Miami, FL 33179

SATURDAY, JUNE 30

DETROIT
10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Gardner-White Furniture
45300 Hayes Road
Macomb, MI 48044-3846

KANSAS CITY
10 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Nebraska Furniture Mart
1601 Village West Parkway
Kansas City, KS 66111

PHOENIX
10 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Superstition Springs Center
6555 E. Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85206

SATURDAY, JULY 14

PHILADELPHIA
10 a.m .- 6:00 p.m.
Planet Fitness
9950 E. Roosevelt Blvd.
(Located between Best Buy and American Signature Furniture)
Philadelphia, PA 19115

RALEIGH
10 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Rex Healthcare
4420 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC 27607

SALT LAKE CITY
10 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
KSL 5 TV
55 North 300 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84180

SATURDAY, JULY 21

CLEVELAND
10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Cleveland South
5300 Rockside Road
Independence, OH 44131

DALLAS
10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Gilley's Dallas
1135 South Lamar Street
Dallas, TX 75215-1036

SAN DIEGO
10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
NTC Venues at Liberty Station
2640 Historic Decatur Rd.
San Diego, CA 92106

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 series provides the contestants with challenges, temptations, weigh-ins and eliminations until the final contestant remains to claim the title of "the biggest loser." Contestants work out under the supervision of professional trainers Bob Harper and Dolvett Quince.

"The Biggest Loser" is a production of Shine America, 25/7 Productions and 3 Ball Productions. Ben Silverman, Dave Broome, JD Roth, Todd A. Nelson and Todd Lubin are the executive producers.

For embeddable clips and full episodes from "The Biggest Loser," please visit NBC.com's official show site: http://www.nbc.com/the-biggest-loser/

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