NBC's 'The Biggest Loser' Launching Nationwide, 13-City Search for New Contestants

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May 31st, 2012

via press release:

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.

 

 

 

 
  • chris

    Why don’t they do it in Houston, you know, the fattest city in America?

  • Jon Haven

    None in New York… I guess this means I have to go to Philadelphia. >.<

  • carl harris

    at these sign ups if you get picked do you leave that day or do you have time before you leave for the ranch?

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