via press release:
|NBC’S “THE: WHERE ARE THEY NOW” SPECIAL AIRING WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23 , 9-11 P.M. ET|
HILARIOUS BLOOPERS FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, A SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM A BELOVED FORMER CONTESTANT AND A CELEBRATION OF SUCCESSFUL “” LIFE TRANSFORMATIONS with Fan Favorites Abby Rike, Tara Costa, O’Neal Hampton, Ali Vincent And More Share Their Personal Triumphs Since Leaving the Ranch, While Trainers Bob Harper, Anna Kournikova and Dolvett Quince Reveal Favorite Show Moments
|UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – November 8, 2011 – It’s an inspiring Thanksgiving special unlike any before on “The
,” when the holiday treat “The : Where Are They Now?” premieres on Wednesday, November 23 (9-11 p.m. ET). Viewers can catch up with some of their favorite contestants from past seasons of the series, but they’ll also be treated for the first time ever to hilarious bloopers featuring the trainers, host Alison Sweeney and the contestants.
Alison Sweeney hosts the special, filmed before a live audience, and trainers Bob Harper, Anna Kournikova and Dolvett Quince will all be on hand to share their thoughts about the current season of the show. Cameras will also follow trainer Bob Harper through “a day in the life.” And a blooper reel adds to the fun, giving viewers a backstage pass to some of the funniest behind-the-scenes moments with the host, trainers and season 12 contestants.
One contestant makes a big surprise announcement, and another shares her emotional story of competing in one of the most difficult competitions in the world. And “The Biggest Loser” family comes together to help one of their own – season nine contestant Sam Poueu – and give an update on his condition following his terrible accident. Plus, cooking expert Aida Mollenkamp will prepare a healthy Thanksgiving feast for the trainers and past season contestants, and share great cooking tips as well.
Fan favorites like Abby Rike (season eight), Tara Costa (season seven), O’Neal Hampton (season nine) and season five winner Ali Vincent will reveal what they are up to now, along with season eight champ Danny Cahill and season 11 winner Olivia Ward. Viewers can also catch up with Hannah Curlee (season 11) and Jesse Atkins (season 10) as well as other popular players like season seven’s Sione Fa and Jerry and Estella Hayes, who give their updates via personal videos.
"The Biggest Loser" is a production of Reveille, 25/7 Productions and 3 Ball Productions. Ben Silverman, Dave Broome, JD Roth, Todd A. Nelson and Todd Lubin are the executive producers.
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