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[04/18/13 - 10:32 AM]
NBC's Hit Weight-Loss Series "The Biggest Loser" Launching Nationwide, 11-City Search for New Contestants
Season 15 auditions will be held May 4 in Charleston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Oklahoma City and Salt Lake City.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC'S HIT WEIGHT-LOSS SERIES "THE BIGGEST LOSER" LAUNCHING NATIONWIDE, 11-CITY SEARCH FOR NEW CONTESTANTS

Season 15 Auditions to be Held May 4 in Charleston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Oklahoma City and Salt Lake City, and May 11 in Atlanta, Boston, Cincinnati, Dallas, Philadelphia and Phoenix

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 18, 2013 - 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 who have at least 80 lbs. to lose are encouraged to apply for the new season.

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 information on how to apply, please visit 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, MAY 4

CHARLESTON
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Music Farm
32 Ann St.
Charleston, SC 29403

CHICAGO
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Planet Fitness
3120 N. Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60641
At the corner of Pulaski Road and Belmont Avenue

LOS ANGELES
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Citadel Outlets
100 Citadel Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90040

OKLAHOMA CITY
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Crossroads Mall
7000 Crossroads Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73149

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

SATURDAY, MAY 11

ATLANTA
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The Georgian Terrace Hotel
659 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

BOSTON
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Planet Fitness
Northgate Shopping Center
270 Charger Street
Revere, MA 02151
Rt. 60/Squire Rd- Revere, next to CVS

CINCINNATI
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Planet Fitness
8501 Winton Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45231
Located next to Conway, Kroger and Applebee's

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

PHILADELPHIA
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The Shops at Liberty Place
1625 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Entrance for the casting call at
Market Street Courtyard by Au Bon Pain

PHOENIX
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Embassy Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale
@ Stonecreek Golf Club
4415 E. Paradise Village Parkway South
Phoenix, AZ 85032

"The Biggest Loser" 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.

"The Biggest Loser" is a production of Shine America and 25/7 Productions. Ben Silverman, Dave Broome, Lisa Hennessy, Eden Gaha, JD Roth and Todd A. Nelson 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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