or


[04/26/12 - 09:39 AM]
The Season 13 Winner Is Revealed in NBC's Exciting, Must-See Live Finale of "The Biggest Loser" Airing Tuesday, May 1, 8:00-9:00 P.M. ET
The three finalists will weigh in one last time and one is revealed as this season's "Biggest Loser" and the winner of $250,000.

[via press release from NBC]

THE SEASON 13 WINNER IS REVEALED AND THE CONTESTANTS SHOW OFF THEIR INCREDIBLE WEIGHT-LOSS TRANFORMATIONS IN NBC'S EXCITING, MUST-SEE LIVE FINALE OF "THE BIGGEST LOSER" AIRING TUESDAY, MAY 1, 8:00-9:00 P.M. ET

Contestants Reveal Their Combined Weight Loss of Over 1800 Pounds

Plus, the Winner of First Lady Michelle Obama's PALA Challenge is Also Announced

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 26, 2012 - The most dramatic season in "Biggest Loser" history comes to a close as the contestants reunite and show off their amazing transformations, and the season 13 winner is revealed in the must-see live finale airing Tuesday, May 1 (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) on NBC.

It's been an action-packed season for "The Biggest Loser" contestants, from surfing in Hawaii with real-life "Soul Surfer" Bethany Hamilton to revealing their makeovers to loved ones - and First Lady Michelle Obama -- at the White House, where they also got to work out with Mrs. Obama in the show's first-ever White House workout. Now it's down to the last weigh-in, and three finalists are left to compete for the grand prize of $250,000 - brother and sister team Jeremy and Conda Britt (Rockford, Michigan) and former professional wrestler Kim Nielsen (Roswell, Georgia).

Jeremy was eliminated in the April 17 episode, which also saw two players - Mark Cornelison and Buddy Shuh - quitting the show over a twist seen in previous seasons where the eliminated contestants got a chance to return for a high-stakes challenge guaranteeing the winner a coveted spot as a finalist. In the episode airing April 25, Jeremy won that four-part challenge, giving him the chance to compete for the $250,000 prize along with his sister, Conda, and Kim.

The transformations of all of the contestants at finale will be profound, not just for the finalists, but also for the eliminated players who continued to lose weight after returning home from "The Biggest Loser" ranch and are now competing for the "at home" prize of $100,000. After the 14 eliminated contestants weigh in, the "at home," $100,000 prize winner will be announced. Then it's the moment viewers have been waiting for, when the three finalists weigh in one last time and one is revealed as this season's "Biggest Loser" and the winner of $250,000.

Also revealed at the live finale will be the winner of the PALA (Presidential Active Lifestyle Award) challenge, a contestant competition announced by Mrs. Obama during the makeover episode. PALA is a six-week pledge-based program designed to get both adults and children more physically active and healthy, and the First Lady challenged the players to see who can get the most people to sign up under their names on www.nbc.com/pala, with Planet Fitness donating $30,000 worth of gym equipment to the hometown of the winning contestant so that their whole community can get active too.

"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. David Friedman is also an executive producer for the live finale.

For embeddable clips and full episodes from "The Biggest Loser," please visit NBC.com's official show site: http://www.nbc.com/the-biggest-loser/

Please follow us on http://www.facebook.com/biggestloser and at http://twitter.com/biggestlosernbc.





  [april 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)





[07/30/16 - 03:48 PM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Its First Virtual Reality Short Documentary Film from Academy Award Winner Kathryn Bigelow in Partnership with Here Be Dragons and Annapurna Pictures
Over 30,000 African elephants die each year at the hands of poachers and despite the global outcry over the killings, trafficking continues.

[07/30/16 - 03:16 PM]
National Geographic Channel Orders Drama Script for Global Limited Series Based on Michael Crichton's Soon-to-Be-Published Manuscript, Dragon Teeth
The book was discovered by his wife Sherri Crichton amongst his archives and immediately identified the book as "Pure Crichton."

[07/30/16 - 02:31 PM]
National Geographic and Katie Couric Media Partner on New Global Documentary, Gender Revolution (W.T.)
"This show will explore the roles of science, politics, and culture on gender, giving viewers a greater understanding of what is becoming a rapidly evolving issue," said Courteney Monroe.

[07/30/16 - 02:16 PM]
National Geographic Channel Acquires Worldwide Rights to Climate Change Feature Documentary
The film presents an informative and engaging account of how society can prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the globe.

[07/30/16 - 09:15 AM]
Cinemax Drama Series "Quarry" Debuts Sept. 9
Logan Marshall-Green stars as Mac Conway, aka Quarry, who is trying to readapt to normal society after Vietnam.

[07/30/16 - 09:14 AM]
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for the Second Half of 2016
Kent Jones, Marc Levin, Daphne Pinkerson, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and Jon Alpert are among the featured auspices.

[07/30/16 - 09:13 AM]
HBO to Make Entire Run of Landmark Series "The Larry Sanders Show" Available Starting in September
HBO completed the deal to present the entire run of the acclaimed series on March 23, 2016, the day before Shandling's untimely passing.

[07/30/16 - 09:12 AM]
HBO Renews "Real Time with Bill Maher" Through 2018
Currently averaging 4.4 million viewers, "Real Time" is enjoying its most-watched season since the show's 2003 debut season.

[07/30/16 - 09:11 AM]
Comedy Series "Insecure," Created by and Starring Issa Rae, Debuts Oct. 9, Exclusively on HBO
Rae stars as Issa and Yvonne Orji stars as Molly on the show, which explores the black female experience in an unclich├ęd and authentic way.

[07/30/16 - 09:10 AM]
Sarah Jessica Parker Returns to HBO in the New Comedy Series "Divorce," Debuting Oct. 9
Thomas Haden Church stars as Robert, Frances' (Parker) husband, who is struggling to cope with their marriage falling apart.

[07/30/16 - 09:09 AM]
Drama Series "Westworld" Debuts Oct. 2 on HBO
The series was inspired by the 1973 motion picture "Westworld," written and directed by Michael Crichton.

[07/30/16 - 08:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown
"Dateline NBC" and "Primetime: What Would You Do?" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[07/29/16 - 01:46 PM]
Vice President Joe Biden to Appear on "Law & Order: SVU"
The Vice President will appear as himself in a press conference scene where he commends the SVU, led by Lt. Olivia Benson, for their work in addressing the national rape kit backlog, specifically in the city of Detroit.

[07/29/16 - 01:37 PM]
2.5 Million Watch "Hell on Wheels" Drive Its Last Spike
AMC further spins the numbers for Saturday, July 23.

[07/29/16 - 01:03 PM]
National Geographic Channel Greenlights Global Scripted Event Series Based on Martha Raddatz's New York Times Best-Seller, "The Long Road Home"
Screenwriter Mikko Alanne ("The 33") is adapting and also executive producing this epic story of survival for television.