Yesterday, we told you about TMZ’s report that there was a mass contestant walk-off on “The Biggest Loser” after producers brought back an eliminated contestant. Now it seems that the issue has been settled somewhat, with TMZ reporting that the show has started production again, and continuing without two of the contestants who walked off. […]
Looks like the prescription didn’t work for Jillian Michaels: The TV superstar trainer is leaving the daytime syndicated hit show “The Doctors” after a half season.
Bob Harper said it, and he was right: Contestant John Rhode wouldn’t be satisfied until he was pulling the confetti out of his own hair.
Every year television produces hits and misses, moments that we talk about around the water cooler or post about on Facebook, standout interviews, embarrassing segments, departures and returns. In other words, TV contains everything in life – marriage, children, comedy, drama, reality – what Zorba the Greek referred to as “the full catastrophe.” In many […]
This year was a bonanza of controversy, meltdowns, and redemption in the ubiquitous and perhaps, at times, most reviled genres in TV: REALITY! There were reunions and marriages that should’ve never been, drunks and alien punks, intellectually inept headbangers, and even hooker babies for us to gawk, ridicule, and shame! Before we make your heads […]
We were first introduced to “Biggest Loser” contestant Ramon Medeiros as a hairy tattoo artist whose giddy positivity made us feel as if we had encountered the ultimate Latin version of Santy Claus and Jack Handey gelled into one. But, oh, has Ramon bloomed! Not only did he end up finding “the love of his […]
And they called it puppy lovvve… Tuesday night’s “Biggest Loser” pulled at heartstrings on so many levels when the Black, Red, and Blue teams got switched, and newly minted lovebirds Ramon Medeiros and Jessica Limpert had to separate. Sadly for them, their separation was taken one final step further when the rest of the teams […]
It was another case of power-hungry game play and semi-unconscious gorging on Tuesday night’s “Biggest Loser” when 41-year-old contestant John inhaled a whopping 37 donuts in a three-minute temptation challenge! The prize? The power to choose what time of day each of the three teams would be able to work out. Really? Thirty-seven artery cloggers […]
NBC’s “Biggest Loser” is playing a numbers game—and we’re not just talking about what goes up or down on the scale. Tonight’s season premiere introduces a “Battle of the Ages” theme—the first ever in the show’s history—which pairs players against each other, based on their age group. And considering how many older contestants have triumphed […]
On Tuesday, Sept. 20, the spandex comes on and the jiggle sloughs off when NBC brings back an all new twelfth season of “The Biggest Loser” (8/7c). Along with veteran host Alison Sweeney and trainer Bob Harper, the show adds two new trainers to take the place of Scream Machine Jillian Michaels—body-sculpting phenom, Dolvett Quince, […]