Who Benefits Most From Weight-Loss TV Shows?

By SANDY COHEN LOS ANGELES — Despite all the “Biggest Loser“-type shows on TV, all the pounds shed by their contestants and all the weight-loss products purchased by viewers, America continues to be the Biggest Gainer. At least 10 weight-loss shows are airing these days, and on “The Biggest Loser” alone, this season’s three top […]

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‘Loser’ Loses Two In Heartbreaking Elimination

Last night’s “Biggest Loser” went beyond the Kleenex tissue kind of cry we’re used to when the ranch said goodbye to 22-year-old cherub-faced Courtney Crozier. (Think: Niagara Falls waterworks.) Originally over 400 lbs and the heaviest female contestant on the ranch, Courtney inspired everyone by her unflinching resolve, maturity, and confidence. She formed a special […]

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Ex-‘Biggest Loser’ Contestant Arthur Wornum: ‘I’ve Already Won’

In one of the most memorable “Biggest Loser” tear jerkers, Arthur Wornum, the heaviest—and arguably, the funniest—contestant ever to step foot on the ranch, ran with all his might on a 5K treadmill challenge on Tuesday night’s episode, only to fall short and thus, get eliminated. Despite emotional pleas by trainers Bob Harper and Jillian […]

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‘Biggest Loser’ Talks About Family Tragedy

‘Biggest Loser‘ competitor Abigail Rike may have lost 82 pounds this season – but she is still dealing with memories of her family, who died in a horrific car accident just a few years ago. Rike’s entire family was inside their Nissan minivan one morning when a speeding car crashed into them. The accident killed […]

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‘Biggest Loser’ Couple Wed

They’ve been together through thick. And as of last weekend, ‘Biggest Loser‘ couple Nicole Brewer and Damien Gurganious vowed to try it through thin when they exchanged ‘I Do’s’ in Queens, New York, with a traditional ceremony that paid homage to the hit NBC show on which they combined to lose more than 200 pounds […]

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