The Biggest Loser

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  • TV-PG
  • 2004
  • 18 Seasons
  • 5.5  (5,218)

The Biggest Loser is a reality TV show that began airing on NBC in 2004. It follows a group of overweight people who compete against each other in a weight loss journey. The show is hosted by personal trainers Bob Harper, Jillian Michaels, Kim Lyons, Cara Castronuova, Brett Hoebel, and Anna Kournikova who work with the contestants throughout the competition.

The contestants start off by being weighed and evaluated by medical professionals to determine their overall health and physical fitness. They are then split into teams and put through rigorous exercise routines and changed dietary habits. The contestants are provided with a gym and exercise equipment, as well as a nutritionist to help them with their diet.

Each week, the two teams compete in challenges that test their physical strength, endurance, and weight loss progress. The winning team is given immunity from elimination, while the losing team must send one member home.

At the end of each week, the contestants weigh in to determine their overall weight loss progress. The contestant who loses the least amount of weight is placed in the bottom three, and then the other members of the team vote to determine who will be eliminated.

Throughout the season, the contestants are pushed to their limits by the personal trainers, who use various methods to motivate them, including tough love, encouragement, and emotional support. The trainers also provide education on healthy eating habits and lifestyle changes that they can incorporate into their daily lives once the show is over.

In addition to the weight loss competition, The Biggest Loser also shows the contestants' personal stories and struggles with obesity. Many of the contestants have suffered from emotional trauma or difficult life circumstances that have contributed to their weight gain. The show highlights the emotional journey of the contestants as they learn to take control of their lives and make positive changes for their health and well-being.

Overall, The Biggest Loser is an inspiring show that promotes healthy habits and encourages viewers to take control of their own weight loss journey. It also provides a supportive community for those struggling with obesity and shows that with hard work and determination, anyone can achieve their goals.

The Biggest Loser is a series that is currently running and has 18 seasons (285 episodes). The series first aired on October 19, 2004.

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10. Finale
March 31, 2020
All twelve contestants return to campus where they began their journey to see how far they've come.
Final Four
9. Final Four
March 24, 2020
The final four contestants revisit a fitness milestone to see how much progress they have made.
Boosting Morale
8. Boosting Morale
March 17, 2020
The contestants get the encouragement they need to keep moving forward on their journey.
Going Solo
7. Going Solo
March 10, 2020
It's everyone for themselves as the players no longer compete in teams.
Overcoming Obstacles
6. Overcoming Obstacles
March 3, 2020
One contestant faces an unexpected obstacle, forcing their team to come together in new ways.
Diving In
5. Diving In
February 25, 2020
The contestants take a dive into fitness as friendships grow stronger.
Messages from Home
4. Messages from Home
February 18, 2020
All the remaining contestants finally get to reconnect with friends and family.
Supporting the Team
3. Supporting the Team
February 11, 2020
Two contestants overcome their insecurities and emerge as leaders during this week's challenge.
A Big Loss
2. A Big Loss
February 4, 2020
A loss by one team causes emotions to run high as the contestants push harder to meet their goals.
Time For Change
1. Time For Change
January 28, 2020
A loss by one team causes emotions to run high as the contestants push harder to meet their goals.
Where to Watch The Biggest Loser
The Biggest Loser is available for streaming on the NBC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Biggest Loser on demand at Amazon, Vudu, USA, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 19, 2004
  • IMDB Rating
    5.5  (5,218)