The Biggest Loser
Daily | 12:30pm ET/9:30am PT & 9pm ET/6pm PT
Hosted by television star Alison Sweeney, “The Biggest Loser” is a long-running, popular series known for its contestants’ incredible weight loss and makeovers.
Since making her debut as host for season four of “The Biggest Loser” in 2007, Sweeney has joined the hit reality series in transforming the lives of show contestants and television viewers worldwide. Having openly discussed her own weight loss struggles, Sweeney was thrilled when the show producers asked her to join the show. Since then, Sweeney has graced the cover or been featured in magazines including People, US Weekly, OK!, Pregnancy, Complete Woman, Health and many more.
“The Biggest Loser” also features renowned trainer Bob Harper, who has become one of the most credible and sought-after motivational experts on television and DVD, in books and in personal appearances.
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On season seven of “The Biggest Loser,” Alison Sweeney (“Days of our Lives”) hosts the popular series, and trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels return to train 11 couples who begin the show with a combined weight of more than 3.5 tons.
It’s a season of firsts for the show, with the series’ oldest players yet (63-year-old grandparents), youngest male contestant (18), heaviest female contestant (379 lbs.) and heaviest contestant ever in the history of the show (454 lbs.). Teams of two – including mother/daughter, father/son, sisters, best friends, grandparents, cousins, an engaged couple and former models – will all come together hoping to transform their bodies, their health, and ultimately, their lives. They’ll shed pounds in a safe and recommended manner through comprehensive diet and exercise as they compete for a grand prize of $250,000.
“The Biggest Loser” has become a worldwide hit airing in over 90 countries and produced in 25 countries. Since its debut in 2004, “The Biggest Loser” has grown to become a standalone health and lifestyle brand by developing tools and products inspired by the show and approved by its doctors and experts. Anchored by the online, subscription-based extension of the show, Biggestloserclub.com, The Biggest Loser Meal Plan, The New York Times best-selling books series, best-selling fitness DVD series, a line of appliances, fitness equipment, protein supplements and countless other health and lifestyle based products, The Biggest Loser consumer products program has generated over $50 million in spending with presence at more than 25,000 major retailers to date.
Here’s a look at this season’s contestants!