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4 Issues Scientists Have With The Biggest Loser

  The Biggest Loser is back tonight with a new season its 17th despite losing 30 percent of its viewers last season, according to The Guardian. Like a lot of reality TV, the shows setup sometimes seems an awful lot like some kind of weird science experiment that happens to be televised which is no doubt one of the reasons why many actual scientists have decided to study it since the shows premiere in 2004.   What theyve found, mostly, is evidence that the show promotes pretty negative attitudes about overweight people, while at the same time sending confusing messages to viewers at home about the best ways to lose weight. Heres a brief look at some of those studies.  Read More... http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2016/01/4-issues-scientists-have-with-the-biggest-loser.html

New Host, New Theme: The Biggest Loser and Bob Harper Take on Temptation

  Admit it. When you see super-fit folks like The Biggest Loser ' s Bob Harper, you wonder: How can they possibly eat healthy all the time? Surely there's a weakness somewhere, right? Well, at least for Harper, there is! "I'm a sucker for when you got into a Mexican restaurant and they keep giving you ...   Read More...   http://www.tvguide.com/news/the-biggest-loser-new-season-temptation-bob-harper-host/?rss=breakingnews

Biggest Loser Video: Preview the Series' Most Heartbreaking Moment Yet

The Biggest Loser's 17th season doesn't kick off until Jan. 4 (NBC, 9/8c), but its already shaping up to be the series most emotional outing yet. TVLine has an exclusive clip from the premiere, in which contestant Toy shares the heartbreaking story of her young son's death, admitting that she failed to do her one job as a... http://tvline.com/2015/12/18/biggest-loser-season-17-contestant-death-video/

Ex-'The Biggest Loser' Coach Jillian Michaels New Reality Show 'Just Jillian'

Jillian Michaels has joined the ranks of reality show families with her new series, "Just Jillian." http://www.starpulse.com/news/index.php/2015/12/18/exthe-biggest-loser-coach-jillian-mich?ref_src=news_rss

Contestants Tempted by Offers of $25,000 and More in Must-See Premiere of "The Biggest Loser: Temptation Nation" Airing January 4 on NBC

The contestants' willpower is put to the test right from the start when host Bob Harper welcomes the new players with a money temptation before they even set foot in the gym on the season premiere. http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2015/12/17/contestants-tempted-by-offers-of-25000-and-more-in-must-see-premiere-of-the-biggest-loser-temptation-nation-airing-january-4-on-nbc-108410/20151217nbc04/

Z Living Signs Pact With 3 Ball Entertainment, Developing Weight-Loss Series From 'Biggest Loser' Alum

This marks the first such development deal under new general manager Rafe Oller. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/jTnRl4hqL70/story01.htm

Meet the Contestants of 'The Biggest Loser' Season 17: Temptation Nation

Meet the contestants competing on The Biggest Loser season 17, premiering Monday, January 4 at 9pm on NBC. In season 17, with Bob Harper as the host and "Temptation" as the theme, the team vs. team competition is back. Dolvett Quince and Jen Widerstrom will train eight two-person teams, who will learn how to deal with temptation in the real world. Seven of these teams know each other (either as relatives or best friends), while one team consists of two strangers -- including Survivor winner Richard Hatch and The Voice alum Erin Willett. The winner will receive a $250,000 grand prize.   Read More... http://www.buddytv.com/slideshows/meet-the-contestants-of-the-biggest-loser-season-17-temptation-nation-3933.aspx

Richard Hatch joins 'Biggest Loser': 'Why do I want to be fat?'

'Most fat people I know say they don't want to be fat. That's a lie. If I didn't want to be fat, I wouldn't be fat'.   Read More... http://feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/5VN22ElZB8Y/richard-hatch-biggest-loser

Biggest Loser Contestant Alison Braun Flaunts Amazing Bikini Body (PHOTO)

Despite the many success stories The Biggest Loser has had over its 16 seasons, it has received its share of flak for winners gaining the weight back after the show. But one former contestant is proving she not only kept it off, she looks better than ever!   Read More... http://feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/7bc-2tCaOhM/

Biggest Loser To Be A Completely Different Show Says New Host Bob Harper

Biggest Loser star Bob Harper has been with the show for years, and he is now changing up his role. He has been a trainer and a mentor, but now he is taking on the role as the host of the show. The...   Read More... http://www.starpulse.com/news/index.php/2015/10/08/biggest-loser-to-be-a-completely-diffe?ref_src=news_rss
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